UN To Bind Nations On Rules Regarding 'Unprecedented' Terrorist ThreatThe United Nations Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations, part of a U.S.-led effort to galvanize the international community against what Obama administration officials call an "unprecedented" threat from extremists flocking to Syria and Iraq.
Putin Warns Against American 'Exceptionalism,' Pleas With U.S. to Avoid Military ConflictIn a cautionary op-ed to “speak directly to the American people,” Russian President Vladimir Putin warns that U.S. “exceptionalism” is dangerous for the international community.
Ambassador: U.N. Being Held 'Hostage' By Russia On SyriaU.S. United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power, an advocate for humanitarian intervention, is trying to convince Security Council members about the need for a U.S. strike against Syria at the U.N. Headquarters.
Putin Says He Could Support Syria StrikeRussia President Vladimir Putin said Russia "doesn't exclude" supporting a U.N. resolution on punitive military strikes if chemical weapons were used in Syria.