Kofi Annan Steps Down as UN Envoy to Syria

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After 17 months, one of the world's most seasoned diplomats has failed to achieve even a ceasefire between the al-Assad government and rebel forces in Syria. Kofi Annan has submitted his resignation as special representative for the UN and the Arab League. Colum Lynch is UN correspondent for the Washington Post and Turtle Bay blogger for Foreign Policy magazine.

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Colum Lynch - Foreign Policy Magazine - @columlynch

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Warren Olney

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