Diplomatic Fallout: Syria and South Sudan Simultaneously Test U.N.—and U.S.

It is an absolute certainty that 2014 will be a turbulent year for the United Nations. The organization is struggling with crises ranging from the chaos in the Central African Republic (CAR) to the plight of Syrian refugees. There is little hope that these challenges will dissipate soon. Yet two sets of peace talks this month could well decide whether the U.N. faces a truly dreadful year ahead, or just a very difficult one. 

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Jan 06, 2014
Richard Gowan
Horn of Africa, Middle East, Syria