Why 2017 Was a Year of Living Dangerously for the United Nations

Why 2017 Was a Year of Living Dangerously for the United Nations
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley presents recovered segments of an Iranian rocket during a press briefing at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, Dec. 14, 2017 (AP photo by Cliff Owen).

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, managing editor, Frederick Deknatel, and associate editor, Omar H. Rahman, take a look at some of the top international affairs stories of 2017. For the Report, WPR columnist Richard Gowan joins Peter Dörrie to explain why 2017 was a year of living dangerously for the United Nations and discuss the year ahead for U.N. diplomacy.

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