UN Debates Globalism Vs. Nationalism

In international relations, what is more important -- globalism or nationalism? Solidarity among nations or sovereignty? US President Donald Trump, European Council President Donald Tusk and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi offered opposing perspectives in addresses to the United Nations. “If you want freedom, take pride in your country. If you want democracy, hold on... Continue Reading →

News from the UN General Assembly

Anyone who wants to be globally aware, who is thinking of living in another country or interested in the state of diplomacy in the world must become familiar with the United Nations -- its history, successes and failures,  strengths and weaknesses, and role in current affairs. One must also pay attention to news from the... Continue Reading →

Obama Speaks to UN on Globalism

President Obama gave an important speech to the United Nations in 2016. He opened with a litany of accomplishments, but then quickly moved to the challenges of globalism: "Around the globe we are seeing the same forces of global integration that have made us interdependent also expose deep fault lines in the existing international order...This... Continue Reading →

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