The Multilateralist

Bosnia’s chairing the Security Council. Seriously.

This month Bosnia took over the rotating presidency of the U.N. Security Council from the United States. Now I like the symbolism of postwar Bosnia on the Council as much as the next person, but is this any way to run the world’s leading peace and security body? At some point, the General Assembly needs ...

This month Bosnia took over the rotating presidency of the U.N. Security Council from the United States. Now I like the symbolism of postwar Bosnia on the Council as much as the next person, but is this any way to run the world’s leading peace and security body? At some point, the General Assembly needs to stop carping about Council reform and start consistently electing states that can contribute to peace and security, not those barely able to govern themselves.

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