Obama failed to establish a Palestinian state but his success against Netanyahu on the Iran deal and last minute abstention on the UN Security Council resolution against settlements have fostered the international campaign for equal rights in Israel and Palestine.
The UN Security Council will vote Thursday on a draft resolution endorsing the West African bloc ECOWAS in its efforts to ensure a transfer of power in The Gambia, diplomats said. The Economic Community Of West African States has repeatedly...Show More Summary
Foreign Policy Analyst Max Boot will discuss whether there are holes in Trump’s National Security Council. And we’ll talk about whether or not all of Trump’s nominees will be confirmed by the Senate.
Succession and continuity in leadership has been settled at the National Security Council, whose boss doesn't require confirmation, and appears on track for the Pentagon and CIA with Senate votes expected shortly after Trump's inauguration...Show More Summary
Rachel Maddow reports on the many director-level positions Donald Trump has yet to fill on the National Security Council with one day left of Obama's term,...
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council needs to push Iran to abide by an arms embargo, outgoing U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power said on Wednesday amid U.N. concerns that Tehran has supplied weapons and missiles to Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah.
Senegal on Wednesday presented a draft resolution to the UN Security Council seeking support for ECOWAS efforts to press Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh to step down, diplomats said. But the text does not explicitly seek council authorization to deploy troops to The Gambia to force Jammeh to cede power to president-elect Adama Barrow, diplomats said. Show More Summary
Kathleen Troia McFarland, better known as K.T., is a former member of the National Security Council and a current national security analyst for Fox News. On November 25th of 2016, Donald Trump announced that McFarland would succeed Avril Haines as Deputy National Security Advisor. This isn’t the first time she’s shown interest in public office […]
France is considering a United Nations Security Council draft resolution that would set up a sanctions regime for Mali to target opponents of the June 2015 peace deal signed between the Malian government and rebels, the ambassador said on Tuesday.
The Obama administration has written 275 briefing papers for the incoming Trump administration, but nobody knows whether the Trump team has read them.
France is considering a UN Security Council draft resolution that would set up a sanctions regime for Mali to target opponents of a peace deal signed 19 months ago, the ambassador said Tuesday. The peace accord signed in June 2015 between the Malian government and rebels ended years of fighting in the north, but its implementation has been piecemeal. Show More Summary
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power defended the decision to abstain from a UN Security Council vote in December to condemn Israeli settlements, saying that “the building has to stop.” Continue reading ? The post WATCH: U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power on Israel, challenge of fake news appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
CHUTZPAH: Obama names Iran deal salesman to Holocaust Memorial Council. President Obama on Tuesday appointed deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, part of a slew of appointments given to high-profile staff and supporters in the final days of his presidency. Rhodes, whose mother is Jewish, played a key role […]
The conservative author said she'll "remain in New York to pursue other opportunities" and won't take the National Security Council comms job.
The former Fox News talking head will not join Michael Flynn at the National Security Council.
[guest post by Dana] She will not become the senior director of strategic communications at the National Security Council: Monica Crowley, recently appointed by President-elect Donald Trump to a key national security communications job, said Monday that she would relinquish the post amid multiple allegations of plagiarism. Crowley, who has been named senior director of […]
The American Jewish Congress stands opposed to the Paris Peace Conference led by France on January 15th and the possibility of any further untoward one-sided and anti-Israel resolutions at the UN Security Council meeting set two days later on January 17th. Show More Summary
Monica Crowley won’t be taking the high-profile job in President-elect Donald Trump’s National Security Council after all. The former Fox News analyst had been tapped by Trump to be the director of strategic communications for the NSC. Show More Summary
Crowley had faced an onslaught of plagiarism accusations after Trump tapped her for a high-profile post on his National Security Council.
Republican foreign policy adviser Monica Crowley won’t be joining Donald Trump’s team after all. The president-elect had originally plucked Crowley to serve as a communications director at the National Security Council under Gen. Michael Flynn. Show More Summary