Will Donald Trump Use the U.N. for Foreign Policy Compromises?

Senegalese peacekeepers with the U.N. Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali, Gao, Mali, Dec. 3, 2015 (U.N. photo by Marco Dormino).
Senegalese peacekeepers with the U.N. Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali, Gao, Mali, Dec. 3, 2015 (U.N. photo by Marco Dormino).
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Could the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States presage an unexpected boost for United Nations mediators and peacekeepers? It seems an improbable proposition. During the election campaign, Trump frequently criticized the U.N., and he looks likely to disrupt multilateral diplomacy on issues from climate change to human rights. Why should he be any kinder to the organization’s envoys and the blue helmets? The answer is that, having laid out an utterly incoherent vision of international security in his campaign, he may need the U.N. to help fill some of the biggest gaps. Previous Republican leaders have […]

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