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The 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.  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

UN To Bind Nations On Rules Regarding ‘Unprecedented’ Terrorist Threat

The 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.

09/22/2014

In 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. (credit: ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Putin Warns Against American ‘Exceptionalism,’ Pleas With U.S. to Avoid Military Conflict

In 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.

09/11/2013

The Obama administration estimates that 100 to 150 people have died from chemical weapons attacks in Syria. (Photo credit  JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

Ambassador: U.N. Being Held ‘Hostage’ By Russia On Syria

U.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.

09/06/2013

The United States said Sunday that it will double its non-lethal assistance to Syria's opposition as the rebels' top supporters vowed to enhance and expand their backing of the two-year battle to oust President Bashar Assad's regime. (Photo credit  DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Putin Says He Could Support Syria Strike

Russia President Vladimir Putin said Russia “doesn’t exclude” supporting a U.N. resolution on punitive military strikes if chemical weapons were used in Syria.

09/04/2013

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