Scarred by his failure to stop Rwanda’s genocide nearly two decades ago, Kofi Annan faces another bloody debacle on his watch as his mediation efforts flounder in Syria

June 14, 2012

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan’s efforts toward peace in Syria are wavering in light of the ever increasing number of killings. Annan is more than qualified for the job: “his qualifications as a star statesman who could make mediation work in Syria - if anyone could - were strengthened by his success in halting a spiraling conflict in Kenya four years ago.” Unfortunately Syria is proving more difficult than anticipated.

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