Great Powers and Syria, again

Russia, China Block U.N. Sanctions on Syria Over Gas Attacks By REUTERSFEB. 28, 2017, 12:27 P.M. E.S.T. Continue reading the main story UNITED NATIONS — Russia on Tuesday cast its seventh veto to protect the Syrian government from United Nations Security Council action, blocking a bid by Western powers to impose sanctions over accusations of chemical…

State Department and U.S.-China Relations

Secretary Tillerson’s Meeting With State Councilor of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Yang Jiechi Share Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 28, 2017 The below is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Mark Toner: United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met today with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and affirmed the importance of…