At the Security Council, Compromise and Reforms in Short Supply

The United Nations General Assembly met on 18 October to elect five new nonpermanent members of the Security Council. Although the winners will not begin their terms until January, the U.N. is approaching the end of two turbulent years in which three major powers -- Germany, India and South Africa -- have held temporary seats in the council, playing prominent roles in its debates over Libya and Syria.

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Oct 18, 2012
Richard Gowan
India, United Nations
Europe, Middle East, Libya, Syria, India