Paul Kennedy

Professor of International Security Studies at Yale University

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Professor of International Security Studies at Yale University and author of The Parliament of Man: The Past, Present, and Future of the United Nations

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President Bush and Iran's President Ahmadinejad were both in the General Assembly chamber this morning as the UN began its  62 nd  session . Ahmadinejad will speak later today.

New Faces, Old Issues at the UN

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North Korea says it has successfully conducted its first underground nuclear test, an action that has reportedly brought joy to the people and the army of that country, and…

Korean Nominated as Secretary General as Defiant DPRK Conducts Nuclear Test

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This week, the  United Nations  has been a forum for America-bashing by the  leaders of Iran and Venezuela .
Speaking to the General Assembly, Venezuela's President Hugo…

Diplomacy and Political Theater at the United Nations

This week, the United Nations has been a forum for America-bashing by the leaders of Iran and Venezuela . Speaking to the General Assembly, Venezuela's President Hugo…

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