Saudis shock U.N., Quit Security Council over Syria

Saudi Arabia took the extraordinary step Friday of refusing to take its seat on the U.N. Security Council -- despite pursuing the position for years. It's an unprecedented protest over the council's failure to take firmer action in Syria and Palestine. And it comes at a time of growing Saudi frustration with American-led policies across the Middle East.

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Oct 18, 2013
Richard Gowan
Peace and Security
Middle East, Syria, United States