Grand Duchy Goes Global Luxembourg Seeks UN Security Council Seat

Luxembourg, population 524,853, is a founding member of the United Nations. Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn is fighting to secure the country a temporary seat on the UN Security Council. "When we make foreign policy," he argues, "We're not pursuing any hidden agenda." But is the Grand Duchy big enough to land the job?
Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean Asselborn appears before the United Nations General Assembly in this 2010 archive photo.

Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean Asselborn appears before the United Nations General Assembly in this 2010 archive photo.

Foto: Richard Drew/ AP
Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein
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