The United Nations was founded in 1945 to provide a venue for global dialogue and problem-solving among nations. A general assembly meets in New York once per year to deliberate issues, while a 15-member Security Council—with the United States as one of five permanent members—can issue decisions that member nations have agreed to carry out.
Members of the United Nations Security Council vote on a resolution about the ongoing crisis in Iraq at United Nations headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York August 15, 2014. The United Nations Security Council took aim at Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria on Friday, blacklisting six people including the Islamic State spokesman and threatening sanctions against those who finance, recruit or supply weapons to the insurgents.
The UN Strikes Back at ISIL's Black Economy
August 23, 2014, Luay Al-Khatteeb
UN Security Council adopts resolution 2170, expanding the range of retaliatory measures against ISIS associated individuals. the cumulative effect of its resolutions recognizes the long term threat posed by ISIL which was addressed by Obama.
Middle East and North Africa
Paper | Harvard Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy
June 1, 2014, Ibrahim Sharqieh
April 8, 2014, Megan Bradley
Book Chapter | Edward Elgar Publishing
March 28, 2014, Walter Kälin
March 19, 2014, Marc Limon and Ted Piccone
Book Chapter | Brill Publishers
2014, Roberta Cohen
Article | Görüş
December 2013, Ted Piccone and Ashley Miller
BIG BETS & BLACK SWANS - Memorandum to the President
January 23, 2014, Michael E. O'Hanlon
Book Chapter | Routledge
December 2013, Ted Piccone
Paper | Georgetown University, Institute for the Study of International Migration
October 2013, Roberta Cohen
2013, Diana Villiers Negroponte
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