Kelly Knight Craft’s first month as the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. has been eventful, including the annual General Assembly jamboree and Security Council talks on North Korea and Syria. Craft has had little time to set out her agenda. But she has dropped hints about her priorities, with a focus on Africa.
A tweet by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey in support of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters has provoked a fierce backlash from China. The fallout is already costing the NBA, but the situation also presents a challenge to Beijing, as American basketball is immensely popular in China.