On the dynamics of the UN Security Council.

A critical Review of N. Schia’s “Horseshoe and Catwalk: Power, Complexity and Consensus Making in the UNSC”.   Indispensable, the United Nations plays a major role in our daily lives, and often without us even noticing it, our daily lives depend on what the United Nations accomplishes. Since its creation in 1948, the UN through the …

A rendezvous with former Ambassador of France Gérard Araud.

On Friday the 31st of January, as Brexit had just been officially announced, I met with Former Ambassador Gérard Araud in Paris to discuss this issue and many more. Ambassador Araud debuted a career dedicated to the field of diplomacy only one year after the election of Ronald Reagan, and it concluded two years after the election …

The Trump/Kim 2019 Hanoi Summit and a critic of modern US diplomacy

The United-States President Donald Trump met DPRK (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) President Kim Jong Un for a second two-day Summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, 27-28 February 2019. The Hanoi Summit is a follow up to the Singapore Summit, 12 June 2018, which was a historic moment in the US/DPRK tensed diplomatic history. The Singapore Summit …