Monthly Archives: November 2010

UN Sanctions and North Korea

Just as many Tufts students were preparing to leave campus and celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family, North Korea shelled the South Korean island Yeonpyeong, killing two marines and two civilians.  While the attack was not unprecedented, as tensions have … Continue reading

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G-20: Alternatives to the United Nations?

Just a week ago, the world witnessed the summit by The Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, also widely known as G-20. As its original name suggests, G-20 started as a gathering of finance ministers from 19 … Continue reading

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Positioning for the Future

The past few days have seen some of the most public developments regarding UN Security Council reform that the world has seen in years.  This diplomatic positioning began at the end of President Obama’s short visit to India when he … Continue reading

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