The UN as constituted by its Charter gives control of global policymaking to the richest and strongest states, while the president of the world’s superpower poses an apocalyptic threat.Read More
About the Author
Richard Falk is an international law and international relations scholar who taught at Princeton University for forty years. Since 2002 he has lived in Santa Barbara, California, and taught at the local campus of the University of California in Global and International Studies and since 2005 chaired the Board of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. From 2008 until May 2014, he was the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967.
ICAN helped achieve the UN treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons, which exposes the dangerous narcissism of the permanent members of the UN Security Council.Read More
2017 marks anniversaries of three historic milestones in the Israel-Palestine conflict that provide crucial context for understanding the situation today.Read More