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Moscow and Washington hold key to Syria's future

...leading to elections. The slim prospect for such a solution does not rest with former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who is still trying to revive a peace plan that is dead.The sole chance for such an outcome lies with Moscow, Assad's...
Turkey fortifies its border; bomb blast in Damascus

...participants at the Geneva meeting - including Russia - are on board with a transition plan created by international envoy Kofi Annan.Clinton told reporters that the invitations to Saturday's meeting in Geneva made clear that representatives "were...
Dying for democracy in Syria

...however, the international community is putting its faith in the peace plan mediated by former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan. While I commend Annan's work in trying to halt the slaughter of innocent civilians - and I hope it works - the violence...
Spreading peril as the Syrian violence goes on

...never been greater. But such a formula is nowhere in sight.The diplomatic efforts of the U.N. envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan, are going nowhere. He was humiliated by the Houla disaster. Yet military aid to a fractious rebel movement offers...
A man for all nations

...Times: The United Nations has regained a large measure of credibility under the leadership of its secretary-general, Kofi Annan. Friday both the organization and its chief received deserved recognition, being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The...
Outside editorial: In Iraq, a United Nations role

...Bush administration's go-it-nearly-alone attitude. But that was the United Nations under Secretary-General Kofi Annan, which was cautious to a fault when it came to taking definitive actions. It was facing the unraveling of scandals...
Outside editorial: A biological imperative anthrax stalks the United States, the Bush administration won't go for it. In May, U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan persuaded a broad coalition of countries to put teeth into the weak 1972 treaty by requiring nations to permit surprise...
Plan offers brief window of opportunity in Syrian crisis

...another Mideast war.So some may hope a shaky truce in Syria, brokered last week by former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, can halt the regime's vicious slaughter of civilians. Some may even hope the Annan plan will defuse a Syrian conflict...
In God and voters we trust

...that we would no longer be the United States of America. We would become the United States of Indecision. The call-Kofi-Annan-and-see-what-he-thinks-first country. You refer to our country's leader as a monkey. I am proud of the...
The Elders provide hope amid darkness

...pandemics such as AIDS. Among other members are former U.S. President Jimmy Carter; former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan; Ireland's former President Mary Robinson; South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu; and Nobel laureate Mohammed Yunus...


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