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.
Iran’s president prepares a set of proposals he says will end the international stand-off over its nuclear program. The Obama administration considers dropping a long-standing pre-condition for negotiations. The latest on U-S Iran relations.
- David Sanger chief Washington correspondent for "The New York Times," author of "The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power."
- John Tirman Executive Director and Principle Research Scientist at the Center for International Studies. He is author or coauthor of ten books on international affairs.
- Patrick Clawson deputy director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and co-author of "Eternal Iran."
- David Albright former U.N. nuclear weapons inspector and president of the Institute for Science and International Security
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