Colum Lynch, correspondent for the Washington Post, speaks to anchor Marco Werman about how a blog he wrote about the drinking culture at the UN inspired the creation of a new cocktail, the Diplomatic Hangover.
The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution condemning the violence by the Syrian government. Washington Post UN Correspondent Colum Lynch says the UN resolution, which is not enforceable, will have little impact.
As the killing continues in Syria, the international community seems paralyzed. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Colum Lynch, United Nations correspondent for the Washington Post about what, if anything, the world can do in Syria.
President Obama today supported India's bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council.
Pakistan has strongly criticized this move. Washington Post UN correspondent Colum Lynch says India would benefit greatly from a permanent place on the Council.
The US and five other world powers met today at the UN to push for an ï¿½early negotiated solutionï¿½ to the nuclear standoff with Iran. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Washington Post correspondent Colum Lynch, who's at the UN.
The UN Security Council today unanimously condemned the attack that sank a South Korean warship earlier this year. It stopped short of directly blaming North Korea. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Colum Lynch, who covers the UN for The Washington Post.
The UN Security Council has voted once again to sanction Iran. Washington Post correspondent Colum Lynch tells anchor Marco Werman the sanctions tighten and expand restrictions on Iran, but Lynch says there are plenty of loopholes.
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