Jason Horowitz writes about the reaction among conservative leaders to the pro-Second Amendment, strict constructionist, marriage-between-a-man-and-woman version of Rudy Giuliani. Bob Barr says, “It’s a sleight of hand.”
Niall Stanage interviews former UN weapons inspector Hans Blix about the Bush administration’s increasingly hard line with Iran. Dark stuff.
Albert Gore III tells Read More
Under Terry Gross’s fine questioning on Fresh Air today, Hans Blix pointed out that the U.N.’s reports on WMD in Iraq proved to be much more accurate than all the national reports on the same question, from the U.S. and U.K. In view of the tragedy that resulted from the bad national reports, Read More
The dispute over Iraq’s Al Samoud missiles illustrates how United Nations inspections might have brought about the disarmament of the Baghdad regime without war-and why they almost certainly will not. None of those mid-range weapons poses the slightest realistic threat to the United States unless our forces invade Iraq, but they are important as symbols Read More
It may not have matched the white-knuckle drama of the October 1962 Cuban missile crisis-when U.N. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson took on the Soviet Union’s Valerian Zorin during an emergency session of the Security Council-but the United Nations experienced a kind of Broadwayrevival on Monday, Jan. 27.
Insidethe U.N.’s East 46th Streethome, there was a flurry Read More