At UN, Russia and US Wage Quiet War Over Appointments to Advance Broader Agendas

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At UN, Russia and US Wage Quiet War Over Appointments to Advance Broader Agendas

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At U.N., Russia and U.S. Wage Quiet War Over Appointments to Advance Broader Agendas

Tit for tat battle weakens the United Nations’ ability to enforce sanctions around the world.

By Colum Lynch |
The United Nations Security Council meets on August 19, 2015 in New York City. (Photo credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images) The United Nations Security Council meets on August 19, 2015 in New York City. (Photo credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Colum Lynch is Foreign Policy’s award-winning U.N.-based senior diplomatic reporter. @c olumlynch

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