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September 01, 2013

What the United States Should Press for on Syria at the United Nations Security Council

The Obama Administration is understandably frustrated by the repeated obstruction of multilateral efforts to end the Syria crisis from Russia and China at the United Nations Security Council. Nonetheless, the August 21 gas attacks, which mounting evidence suggests were carried out by the Assad regime, have brought heightened international attention to the conflict and changed the circumstances in which a new consideration of the Syria crisis by the Council will take place.

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