- Lemmon: Syria is the war that has run out of adjectives. It has finally became too grotesque to ignore
- The UN Security Council's unanimity breakthrough is months, if not years, too late for the more than a quarter-million dead
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of the New York Times best-seller, "Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield." The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)How do you monitor a skeleton of a city bereft of its citizens, who have been bused out after seeing their homes bombed to pieces by barrel bombs from the Syrian regime and bunker busters from their Russian supporters?