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Policy Papers - March 08, 2013
North Korea’s underground nuclear test on February 12, 2013, was the latest in a series of provocations that form part of a slow-motion proliferation strategy. As the UN Security Council responded with sanctions in early March, the world body again contributed to a pattern of action, reaction, trust, and mistrust with the recalcitrant state.
Books - October 13, 2006
Books - August 13, 2006
Drawing on unparalleled access to UN insiders, this book is essential to understanding the various roles played by the world's central peace-making forum in one of the most persistent crises in international affairs.
Meeting Notes - February 13, 2005
Books - June 15, 2002
Following on the publication of The Sanctions Decade – lauded as the definitive history and accounting of UN sanctions in the 1990s – David Cortright and George Lopez continue their collaboration to examine the changing context and meaning of sanctions and of the kinds of dilemmas that the Security Council now faces.
Meeting Notes - June 12, 2002
Books - June 15, 2000
This book, based on more than two hundred interviews with officials from the UN and sanctioned countries, and other involved actors, provides the first comprehensive assessment of the effectiveness of UN sanctions during the 1990s.
The Global Observatory
The China-ASEAN Relationship Gets a New Boost
The China-ASEAN relationship has been under construction since 1991 and, despite the issue of the South China Sea, has forged new cooperation.
Key Global Events to Watch in June
A list of key upcoming meetings and events with implications for global affairs.
Top 10 Issues to Watch in 2013: The Multilateral Arena
Ten key issues that are likely to impact global affairs in international peace, security, and development.
The Global Observatory, produced by IPI, provides timely analysis on peace and security issues, interviews with leading policymakers, interactive maps, and more.