Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick recently returned from Africa, where he helped negotiate a peace agreement between the Sudanese government and a faction of Darfur’s largest rebel group. Zoellick outlines the main points of the agreement and the Bush administration’s stance on the crisis in Darfur.
Two weeks after helping approve a compromise United Nations reform plan, U.N. Ambassador John Bolton told members of Congress on Wednesday that the United States "didn’t get everything we wanted," but it was a start. Continue reading
Despite ongoing opposition by many Democrats, President Bush on Monday circumvented Senate approval and appointed embattled former State Department official John Bolton to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Continue reading
United Nations weapons inspectors and an Iraqi delegation finished their second day of talks in Vienna with a tentative agreement on the immediate return of U.N. inspection teams to assess the state of Saddam Hussein’s alleged weapons arsenal. Continue reading
The United Nations Security Council passed a sweeping resolution late Friday night calling on member states to cut off funding and support for suspected terrorists. Continue reading