- Stewart Patrick: UN 'flawed and often exasperating,' but it's the best hope for US to advance its agenda in the world
- New UN Secretary-General and new US President haven't started at the same time since 1953, he writes
Stewart Patrick is the senior fellow and director of the program on International Institutions and Global Governance at the Council on Foreign Relations. The views expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)Among the many foreign policy uncertainties created by Donald Trump's election, there is one prediction we can take to the bank: The United Nations is going to get hammered. An unapologetic nationalist is bound for the White House, Republicans are in control of both houses of Congress—and the world body is in their crosshairs.