Friends Like These

Citing an international plot to defeat "truth and goodness," a far-right consortium together with Muslim theocracies, Russia, and China is urging the United Nations not to investigate anti-LGBT violence.

Hunger Games

Wednesday’s UN aid delivery to a besieged Damascus suburb was pitiful, and shows how much the Assad regime, infamous for siege and starve tactics, still runs the show.


After two years of civil war, even amid talk of restored peace, a brutal attack on a Protection of Civilians site shows how hard it will be to make that permanent.

The United Nations did not defend the men in the “safe haven” of Srebrenica and more than 8,000 were slaughtered. Then it called the mass murder “a rumor”