The United Nations has recently come under attack for its handling of both the Ebola outbreak and the war in Syria. It has prompted some to question what the role of the U.N. should be on the international stage. We look at the relevance of the U.N., 70 years after its creation.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
A panel talks about the nations that have joined the U.S. war against terrorism, what kind of commitments they’ve made, and what further support will be needed if the war is to be successful.
- Phyllis Bennis Institute for Policy Studies and author of "Challenging Empire: How People, Governments, and the UN Defy US Power"
- Robin Wright journalist, author and foreign policy analyst at the United States Institute of Peace. Her most recent book is "Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East."
- George Perkovich Vice president for studies-global security and economic development-and director of the non-proliferation program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Pakistan?
- Amb. Karl Inderfurth former assistant secretary of state for south Asian affairs; professor and graduate program director at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs
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