U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shakes hands with Egypt's Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr during a joint press conference in Washington on Wednesday. Amr sought to assure the U.S. that Egypt is moving toward democracy. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Americans Seek Answers As New Egypt Emerges

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Russia's leading political party, United Russia, called for Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (left) and and President Dmitry Medvedev to effectively switch jobs when Russia holds elections next year. Putin previously served as president from 1999-2008. Yekaterina Shtukina/AP hide caption

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Will U.S.-Russia Reset Survive A Putin Presidency?

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President Obama shakes hands with the South Sudanese President Salva Kiir in New York last week. Obama offered U.S. support for what will be a major development program in the new nation. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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South Sudan Seeks U.N. Help For 'Difficult Journey'

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Nations Duel Over Palestinian Statehood Bid

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Palestinian President Asks U.N. For State Recognition

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Arab Spring Changes Ahmadinejad's Position At U.N.

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Obama Tries To Get Mideast Peace Talks Going Again

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U.N. Bid Could Give Palestinians A Diplomatic Tool

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President Obama meets with Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, chairman of the Libyan Transitional National Council, at the United Nations in New York on Tuesday. Allan Tannenbaum-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama Praises Libya's Political Transition

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Obama Pressured At Home To Do More For Israel

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Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, says the positions taken by the emerging powers haven't been encouraging. David Karp/AP hide caption

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U.S. Underwhelmed With Emerging Powers At U.N.

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A Palestinian flag is raised in front of European Union headquarters in Brussels on Monday. The Palestinians are expected to seek statehood at the United Nations next week. John Thys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Palestinian Plan Puts U.S. In A Bind

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This video image provided by the Israel Defense Force purportedly shows one of several Israeli commandos being dropped onto the Turkish-flagged ship Mavi Marmara by helicopter on May 31, 2010. A U.N. panel found that the Israeli blockade of Gaza, where the Turkish ship was headed, is legitimate, although the tactics used in the raid were "excessive and unreasonable." Anonymous/AP hide caption

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U.N. Review Of Israeli Flotilla Raid Reopens Wounds

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Sudan Accused Of Bombing Civilians

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Supporters of the Mujahedeen-e Khalq, an Iranian exile group, demonstrate in front of the U.S. Embassy in The Hague, Netherlands, on Aug. 4, 2009. The U.S. State Department is reviewing the group's status on the Foreign Terrorist Organization list. Valerie Kuypers/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iranian Exile Group Lobbies To Get Off Terrorist List

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