Why the U.N. Can’t Solve the World’s Problems

The conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza, not to mention the war in Syria, have presented diplomats with emotional testimonies of civilian suffering, even alleged crimes against humanity. Yet the 15-member Council has been unable to end these conflicts. The problem is not that the major world powers don’t care. It is that they care too much.

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Jul 28, 2014
Richard Gowan
Peace and Security
Europe, Middle East