The UN Moves Toward ‘Climate Neutrality,’ but Is It Fast Enough?

The United Nations system has instituted some important changes toward becoming what it calls climate neutral. Some employees and former employees, however, think the UN could be doing much more to reduce the organization’s carbon footprint globally and to be a stronger role model in mitigating climate change. After all, Secretary-General António Guterres recently said … Read more The UN Moves Toward ‘Climate Neutrality,’ but Is It Fast Enough?

My Beautiful Christmas in Kabul

A street scene in Kabul, Afghanistan

The Christmas spirit finally found me drinking whisky on a rooftop in Kabul. Given my multinational background — I’m from Boston but my father came from Iraq and my mother from London — it’s not surprising that I chose a career in foreign affairs. When people learn I spent nearly a decade in Afghanistan, they … Read more My Beautiful Christmas in Kabul

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