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Conflict & Justice

Obama backs India's UN bid

President Obama today supported India's bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. Pakistan has strongly criticized this move. Washington Post UN correspondent Colum Lynch says India would benefit greatly from a permanent place on the Council.

Conflict & Justice

UN condemns attack on warship

The UN Security Council today unanimously condemned the attack that sank a South Korean warship earlier this year. It stopped short of directly blaming North Korea. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Colum Lynch, who covers the UN for The Washington Post.

Global Politics

New sanctions on Iran

The UN Security Council has voted once again to sanction Iran. Washington Post correspondent Colum Lynch tells anchor Marco Werman the sanctions tighten and expand restrictions on Iran, but Lynch says there are plenty of loopholes.