This week on War & Peace, Olga Oliker and Hugh Pope talk with Mexican diplomat to the UN María Antonieta Jáquez about the global movement for nuclear disarmament, the reality of non-proliferation agreements, and how to reframe the narrative around nuclear-weapon-free zones.
There is a realization by both sides [of the Iran nuclear deal] that restoring the status quo ante is not entirely possible.
If you want to say you’re going to defend Ukraine, say you’re going to defend Ukraine, [NATO] membership or no membership.
The EU has parked sanctions in the drawer for now. But, on the flip side, the bloc might not have much to offer Turkey in the way of carrots.
There will inevitably be calls for UN sanctions [against Myanmar], but I don’t think China and Russia are ready to go that far.
The arms embargo in Libya died many years ago. What changed this year was that the violations of the embargo came out into the open more.
Sanctions send a signal to Belarus and the international community of EU states’ frustration with a fraudulent election.