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China and Syria

Donald Gross | Posted 11.11.2013 | World
Donald Gross

One of the most significant aspects of the case China makes against a military strike on Syria is its consistency with positions taken by leading American opponents of an attack.

China Calls For UN Role In Syria After U.S. Gives Up

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

BEIJING, Sept 6 (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry urged a role for the U.N. Security Council in resolving the crisis in Syria on Friday after the...

What the UN Security Council Can Do to Reduce Killing in Syria

Robert Johansen | Posted 10.31.2012 | World
Robert Johansen

While innocent people are massacred in Syria day after day, members of the UN Security Council think they can do nothing to uphold the law when faced with prospective vetoes from Russia and China. But this is not an accurate understanding of the issues.

A Devastating Regional War Is Not Farfetched

Raghida Dergham | Posted 10.10.2012 | World
Raghida Dergham

Both China and Russia have used the Security Council to serve their own interests and within the formula of trade-offs between the two of them, not within the framework of the duties and responsibilities of countries that hold veto powers.

In Defense of the U.N. Security Council

Richard Grenell | Posted 09.19.2012 | World
Richard Grenell

The U.S.-Russian relationship has always been a complicated and multifaceted one. But, yesterday's U.N. vote, the third veto from the Russia Federation on the issue of Syria alone, is proof that the Obama strategy has failed.

Russia, China Veto UN Security Council Resolution On Syria

Reuters | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, July 19 (Reuters) - Russia and China vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution on Thursday that th...

End the Slaughter in Syria While Isolating Iran

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 04.22.2012 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

For all intents and purposes, Syria has turned into the battleground between the forces of moderation and the forces of extremism in the Middle East.