Kofi Annan’s Tragic Idealism

by James Traub

Non-Resident Fellow James Traub reflects on the former Secretary-General Kofi Annan's idealism and the vision he had for the United Nations. For a system where "norms mean nothing without the political will to enforce them", a day when Mr. Annan's ideals prevail over political maneuvers is yet to come.

Read the full New York Times Opinion here 

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Aug 20, 2018
James Traub
United Nations