UN Chief Warns ‘A Wind of Madness Is Sweeping the Globe’

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that “a wind of madness is sweeping the globe,” pointing to escalating conflicts from Libya and Yemen to Syria and beyond.

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that “a wind of madness is sweeping the globe,” pointing to escalating conflicts from Libya and Yemen to Syria and beyond. At a wide-ranging news conference, he said, “All situations are different but there is a feeling of growing instability and hair-trigger tensions, which makes everything far more unpredictable and uncontrollable, with a heightened risk of miscalculation.” The U.N. chief also expressed great frustration that legally…

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