Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa Carlos Lopes supported Angola’s position yesterday with respect to the need to enlarge the number of permanent and non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council.
Enlargement is aimed at making the political body more representative and better [Read more]
The speech to be delivered by the president of the United States, always regarded with great anticipation, will have an equal air of suspense surrounding it this year, as it will be Obama’s final speech before the General Assembly.
Hardly any serious analysts expected any sort of breakthrough to occur during the personal meetings between the Russian and American presidents. There is simply far too much profound conflict between Russia and the U.S. regarding the most pressing issues — Syria and Ukraine, in particular. The screeching, stinging [Read more]
<i>President Putin has announced the end of “Pax Americana” at the U.N. He also suggested that since the Americans are not good in the role of world policeman, they must be replaced by the Russians.</i>
Vladimir Putin doesn’t go very often to the annual gatherings of the United Nations General Assembly, [Read more]
The U.N. General Assembly took place on Monday, featuring speeches from Obama and Putin on the Syria situation, the Islamic State group and the consequent war on terrorism. Following the trajectory of each speech and the post-assembly media analysis has left us with the impression that we are watching the [Read more]
A positive outlook already prevails in the Levant, nor are there any major doubts about the favorable electoral impact this war will have on the Democratic ranks.