On the horizon, there may be positive news for the helpless Syrians facing the sociopath Baschar al-Assad of Syria.
Dozens of nations signed on to a French proposal on Wednesday that the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council refrain from exercising their veto in cases of mass atrocities and genocide.
The positive news, also, is that some 75 countries in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia backed the proposal, and French officials say they expect more nations to join. There are 193 U.N. member nations.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told reporters:
Reuters contributed to this article.