UN Security Council Enlargement and U.S. Interests

Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Speakers
Senior Fellow and Director, Program on International Institutions and Global Governance, Council on Foreign Relations
Presiders
Vice President, National Program & Outreach, Council on Foreign Relations

CFR's Stewart M. Patrick discussed the findings of his recent Council Special Report "UN Security Council Enlargement and U.S. Interests,” coauthored with Kara C. McDonald, with students, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

Learn more about CFR's Academic Initiative.

Top Stories on CFR

Iran

Neither Iran nor the United States likely wants war, but the possibility of a miscommunication is considerable, risking a dangerous escalation.

European Union

Populist parties are looking to make big gains in European Parliament elections. That could disrupt EU policy on issues from trade to migration.

Trade

Tariffs have been applied over the years to protect homegrown industries and target competitors who are seen as using unfair trade practices. They impose costs on both importers and exporters and had been in decline until the recent U.S.-China trade spat.