About the authorDavid Bosco is an assistant professor at American University's School of International Service and author of Five to Rule Them All: The UN Security Council and the Making of the Modern World.
Monthly Archives: May 2010
Senior IMF official to be tapped as Poland Central Bank governor. NATO supplies held up in Central Asia. The EU and NATO talk Turkey. A primer on the coming G20 debate about a global bank tax. The World Bank plays … Continue reading
This week in Cambodia, more than a hundred law enforcement officials from the ASEAN countries, as well as numerous observers, met to exchange ideas and discuss strategy. China, for its part, pledged to share more information with the group. International working groups like … Continue reading
U.S. makes scant progress securing Chinese approval for a Security Council resolution condemning North Korea. South Korea moves closer to full participation in the U.S.-led Proliferation Security Initiative. Iran formally presents the nuclear swap deal with Turkey to the International Atomic … Continue reading
In less than a week, hundreds of diplomats and activists will gather in Kampala, Uganda to review the first decade of the International Criminal Court‘s existence. There are a few amendments to the Rome Statute on the table, but by … Continue reading
South Korea will ask the Security Council to deal with the sinking of its ship. Treasury Secretary Geithner talks Europe with China. He’s scheduled to leave Beijing shortly for meetings in London, Berlin, and Frankfurt. Martin Walker broods: “Either the … Continue reading
EU finance ministers meet in an effort to stop the Euro-bleeding. Turkey hosts a major international conference on Somalia–is there any international crisis Turkey won’t try to tackle? Clinton, on her way to China, demands “an international–not just a regional response” … Continue reading