The rebuke was joined this year for the first time by countries including Turkey, Eswatini and Liberia.
For David Wainer's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The U.N. wants diplomats to have the face-to-face time they need to address crisis issues, but they don’t want to be remembered for hosting a superspreader event.
The Biden administration faces the sobering reality that returning to the Iran nuclear deal may no longer be feasible.
Biden had been trying to pivot America’s foreign policy to China, revive the Iran nuclear deal and wind down America’s "forever wars.”
How to strike a balance between deterring China while keeping Beijing from lashing out will be a crucial issue as the two leaders seek to project a unified voice.
Antony Blinken said Tehran must return to compliance with the terms of the deal first, and he vowed to work closely with Congress as potential talks progress.
Iran’s mid-2021 presidential election, as well as likely continued Republican control of the U.S. Senate, will put the brakes on quick, substantive action, analysts said.
U.S. President Donald Trump hasn’t yet delivered the "deal of the century” he’s long sought in the Middle East, but his administration’s efforts have produced an agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that even opponent Joe Biden is calling a historic step. It’s ...