Tuesday Headlines – Middle East edition
In news of the absurd, Syria is making a bid to become a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council – and the US and UN are not prohibitively refusing their efforts.
The Washington Institute provides a primer on why this attempt should receive no serious consideration.
UN envoy Kofi Annan is calling on Iran to help save his floundering Syrian peace plan.
Michael O’Hanlon looks at the role the US is playing in picking a successor in Afghanistan.
Egypt’s legislature meets despite ruling