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Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour and U. S. Ambassador Nikki Haley interact before a Security Council meeting at U.N. headquarters, New York, Dec. 8, 2017 (AP photo by Richard Drew).

The Trump Administration Is Breaking the U.N.’s Rules of Anger Management

Friday, Jan. 19, 2018

Editor’s note: This is a special Friday edition of Diplomatic Fallout. Steven Metz will return with Strategic Horizons next week.

If you want to understand United Nations diplomacy, it helps to think of the institution as a sort of high-level anger management class. The U.N. may be a place for states to work together on common problems, but it is also a venue for governments to get cross with one another without causing too much damage. ...

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