Peace is complicated. That is the overriding, if unintended, message of this week’s Paris Peace Forum, a new multilateral conclave initiated by the French government to commemorate the end of World War I.
Non Resident Fellow Richard Gowan argues that the next American ambassador to the United Nations should have at least a passing interest in Africa, as roughly half of the Security Council's resolutions and statements focus on African issues, and 80 percent of UN peacekeepers are deployed on the continent.
Senior Fellow Barnett Rubin is interviewed by the Washington Post about journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who has been missing since October 2, 2018. He was last seen entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.