Global Politics

A Look at Major Topics Ahead of the UN General Assembly


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Members enter into the United Nations General Assembly before a meeting at UN Headquarters in New York, November 29, 2012.

Next week, leaders of member states will convene in New York City for the 68th United Nations General Assembly.

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One topic that's sure to be on the agenda is Syria. Another is Iran and the trip to the UN by newly-elected Iranian President Hasan Rouhani.

Colum Lynch of the Washington Post gives anchor Marco Werman a preview of this year's UN gathering.