"more efforts must be made to convince Russia that it is not in their best interest to resist a transition in Syria away from Assad." Will the US use bribes or threats to 'convince'. And what of China, who owns a great share of the American debt? I thought they also vetoed.
Islamic State destroys part of Syria's Temple of Bel, monitoring group says (Reuters)
from the article: Dennis Ross to Haaretz: Sanctions against Iran are working