The U.N. Security Council Doesn’t Need Reforming

The U.N. Security Council Doesn’t Need Reforming
The United Nations Security Council meets to discuss the situation in Ukraine, at U.N. headquarters, Sept. 22, 2022 (AP photo by Mary Altaffer).

Joe Biden called for reforming the U.N. Security Council last week, in an effort to counter Russia’s intransigence and complete disregard for a core principle of the U.N. Charter: the territorial integrity of the U.N.’s member states. But while calls for reforms are understandable, they are not going to happen. Nor should they.

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