Editor's note: Ulrike Guérot is on a break. Guest columnist Richard Gowan will be writing the Continentalist while she is gone.
A malaise has settled over diplomatic discussions of the Syrian civil war at the United Nations. Last week, there was confusion over whether the U.N. had a replacement for Kofi Annan as envoy to Damascus. Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi had been offered the post, but it was unclear whether he would accept it. ...
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