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By all accounts, the situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia is extremely grim and about to get much worse. The United Nations now says that famine has struct parts of the region. The civil war in Ethiopia continues without and end in sight. Meanwhile, fraught national elections are scheduled...
Ban Ki-moon served as Secretary General of the United Nations from 2007 to 2016. He has written a new memoir "Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided World."
We cover quite a bit of ground in this interview, including his perspective on what the covid crisis revealed about the UN, what can be...
President Biden has nominated Sarah Margon as Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. This is the top American global human rights watchdog and an the most important human rights position in the US foreign policy bureaucracy.
In 2015, Sarah Margon came on the...