Morning multilateralism, Feb. 22

 "He’s clearly a candidate. He should just say so." Sarkozy’s party betrays its frustration at IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s shadow race for the French presidency. The appearance of action: the UN Security Council hurriedly convenes to discuss Libya. Meanwhile, the top UN human rights official speaks out on atrocities. ElBaradei blasts the Arab League. Thailand ...

By , a professor at Indiana University’s Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies.

 "He's clearly a candidate. He should just say so." Sarkozy's party betrays its frustration at IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's shadow race for the French presidency.

 "He’s clearly a candidate. He should just say so." Sarkozy’s party betrays its frustration at IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s shadow race for the French presidency.

The appearance of action: the UN Security Council hurriedly convenes to discuss Libya. Meanwhile, the top UN human rights official speaks out on atrocities.

ElBaradei blasts the Arab League.

Thailand and Cambodia have reportedly accepted ASEAN observers for disputed border area.

European Union foreign policy chief Ashton visits Egypt, urges free and fair elections.

ECOWAS mediator backs out of trip to Cote d’Ivoire, citing threats.

The Doha dance: World Trade Organization head Pascal Lamy calls for a "major acceleration at all levels."

David Bosco is a professor at Indiana University’s Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies. He is the author of The Poseidon Project: The Struggle to Govern the World’s Oceans. Twitter: @multilateralist

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