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Hardeep S. Puri

Hardeep S. Puri has had a distinguished four-decade career in diplomacy spanning the multilateral arena, including as India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in both Geneva (2002-2005) and New York (2009-2013).

He is one of the few Indians to preside over the United Nations Security Council and the only one to have chaired its Counter-terrorism Committee.

He most recently served as Vice-President at the International Peace Institute and Secretary-General of the Independent Commission on Multilateralism in New York. He is the author of Perilous Interventions: The Security Council and the Politics of Chaos (HarperCollins, 2016).

Articles by Hardeep S. Puri

Libya: Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice and the Ghost of Rwanda

Libya receives very little attention these days. Why did the international community collectively go wrong?

October 27, 2016

The Continuing Syrian Tragedy

Continuing violence in Syria is the most severe indictment of the international community’s ability to provide for peace and security.

September 8, 2016

Yemen as a Saudi Target

How Western powers are nice to rich Saudi Arabia and assist it in covering up its disastrous war tracks.

August 30, 2016