How the UN Responded to the 9-11 Attacks

After the shock and dust settled on from the September 11, 2001 attacks--which occured just a mile from UN's Headquarters --  diplomats got down to business to craft a coordinated international response to the assault. The response that came on September 28, 2001 was among the most radical of all UN resolutions ever passed.

Syria: What’s Next

As expected a Western sponsored Security Council resolution on Syria faced a double veto by Russia and China. The last best chance for a political solution to this crisis was dealt a fatal blow.  Time to start again from scratch.