After the UN Veto, What's Next for Syria?

Monday, February 06, 2012

A woman flashes the V for 'victory' sign in protest against the Syrian regime. (YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/Getty)

Over the weekend, China and Russia vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have supported an Arab League peace plan for Syria, claiming the plan would have violated Syria’s sovereignty. On Sunday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the veto during a speech in Sofia, Bulgaria, stating, "Faced with a neutered Security Council we have to redouble our efforts outside of the United Nations with those allies and partners who support the Syrian people's right to have a better future."

For more on the failed UN resolution and what it means for the future of Syria, The Takeaway turns to Tony Badran, a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.


Tony Badran

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Jillian Weinberger

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