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France Takes the Lead on CAR. But this Will Be Much Different than Mali

Like in Mali, France will play an outsized role in the international efforts to bring some stability to the Central … READ MORE

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Saudi Arabia’s Big Security Council Blunder

Why Saudi Arabia’s rejection of a UN Security Council seat was a mistake

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Worthwhile French Initiative

French foreign minister Laurent Fabius has a bold proposal for Security Council reform

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UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie records the stories of refugees who have just escaped the war in Syria at the Jaber border crossing in Jordan on 18 June. UNHCR / O. Laban-Mattei / June 2013

How the Security Council is Inching Toward Ending Syria’s Civil War

With a call for greater humanitarian access to Syria, Security Council unity is holding.

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Security Council Tries to Seize the Moment in Push for Syria Aid Access

The Australians press for humanitarian aid.

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Intervention Against Syria Would Be Illegal (Though Not Necessarily Unjustified)

There will be a price to pay for undermining the Security Council.

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