After Kofi Annan quit the job in frustration, the United Nations announced Friday it had officially named veteran negotiator and former Algerian foreign minister Lakhdar Brahimi as its new envoy to Syria, a move that sounds like it took some work.
U.N. envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi isn't mincing words when it comes to how bad it is in Syria right now. It's already terrible and it's only getting worse.
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