Security Council or Secret Society?

Foreign Policy
June 15, 2010

The U.N. Security Council had a lot on its plate Monday. There were dueling briefings by South Korean and North Korean delegations on the March 26 sinking of the South Korean naval ship, the Cheonan. Then came a U.N. briefing on the crisis unfolding in Kyrgyzstan, where Kyrgyz mobs have driven more than 150,000 ethnic Uzbeks across the border to Uzbekistan. The.comre was also a high-profile meeting on Sudan with the participation of the all the U.N. and African Union’s top envoys, including Ibrahim Gambari and Thabo Mbeki.