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.
The May Readers’ Review: A discussion of “Little Bee” by Chris Cleave. It’s the story of a teenage Nigerian girl and an educated British couple whose tragic encounter on an African beach forever alters their lives.
- Joel Charny vice president for policy at Refugees International.
- Dayo Olopade Bernard Schwartz fellow at the New America Foundation; political reporter for The Daily Beast.
- Lisa Page freelance writer who teaches creative writing at George Washington University.
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