Will Germany, India, Brazil and others change the current configuration of Security Council?

And BTW do we need UN Security Council? The UN General Assembly has elected India, South Africa, Colombia, Germany and Portugal as the five new non-permanent members of the Security Council. The five members elected last year – Bosnia, Brazil, Gabon, Lebanon and Nigeria – will remain on the council until the end of the next year.

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UN peacekeepers for Iraq?

U.S. Army Gen. Ray Odierno said it might be one option after U.S. troops leave Iraq in 2011.

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UN approved new sanctions on Iran. Will they work?

Will Tehran comply with international demands over its nuclear program? UN Security Council resolution 1929 was passed by 12 votes. Brazil and Turkey voted against. Lebanon abstained.

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