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Weekend Roundup: Where the UN Can Succeed Instead of Fail

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.13.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

The Paris climate accord, signed by 175 countries in April, was a high point of success for the United Nations. The U.N. has also managed to focus governments around the world on sustainable development goals. Yet, on the security side of the equation, for which the U.N. was principally founded, the record is largely one of failure. (continued)

Croatia and the EU: Revisiting the Conditionality Principle

Luka Orešković | Posted 05.18.2014 | Politics
Luka Orešković

The EU has not seen smooth sailing over the past few years. It has faced a number of challenges from a recession to a currency crisis. The experience of Croatia, the newest state to join the EU, may prove enlightening when it comes to the EU's prospects for the future.