About the Author: Alex McPhillips serves as Press Officer and Associate Director for Digital Media at the U.S. Mission to the UN in New York.
When Ambassador Susan Rice assumed the rotating monthly Presidency of the UN Security Council from the United Kingdom this week, she began by taking a question on Twitter.
“The world is shrinking,” Ambassador Rice said recently. In a world of freely moving information, we also face rapidly evolving threats that can just as easily cross borders. As President, Ambassador Rice is using her agenda-setting power to focus the Council’s attention on such 21st century challenges, from the proliferation of nuclear materials to illicit arms flows to humanitarian crises.
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