If you would like to submit a contribution to our Readers Blog section then follow this link. Be sure to include your full name, address and contact number otherwise your submission will not be considered for publication. We will contact you prior to publication.
Syria isn’t the problem, the power of veto vested in permanent members of the UN Security Council is.
The idea that an organisation consisting of 193 member states can be paralysed by any one of the five permanent members of the Security Council practically amounts to built in impotence.
True, the Council can discuss motions, but their adoption can be vetoed by the US, UK, France, Russia or China, a group which seems to me to be based on the end of the Second World War. Time it was ended.
© Irish Examiner Ltd. All rights reserved