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Russia’s U.N. ambassador, Vassily Nebenzia, speaks to the Security Council at U.N. headquarters, New York, Dec. 8, 2017 (AP photo by Richard Drew).

Why Russia Will Ultimately Need the U.N. to Wind Down the War in Syria

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018

It is hard to feel excited about United Nations Security Council resolutions anymore.

On Saturday, after days of exhausting diplomacy, the council unanimously passed a resolution calling for a 30-day cease-fire across Syria. Most diplomatic observers reacted either cautiously or outright cynically. ...

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