The United Nations has recently come under attack for its handling of both the Ebola outbreak and the war in Syria. It has prompted some to question what the role of the U.N. should be on the international stage. We look at the relevance of the U.N., 70 years after its creation.
President Obama’s popularity has been falling at home but rising abroad: analysis of the president’s leadership style, how it has evolved and his effectiveness in Washington and around the world.
- Ron Elving Washington editor for NPR.
- Richard Murphy served as U.S. Ambassador to Syria, the Philippines, and Saudi Arabia, and former Assistant Secretary of State for Near East and South Asian Affairs under President Reagan
- James Thurber professor and director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University
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