During his visit to India, President Obama announced U.S. support for India to join the U.N. Security Council as a permanent member. That statement in his speech to the Indian parliament brought loud applause. But India's participation as a permanent member of the council would have to come as part of a larger reform of the Security Council, and that will be complicated, to say the least. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to David Bosco, who writes The Multilateralist blog for Foreign Policy magazine and is an assistant professor at American University's School of International Service in Washington, D.C., about the prospect of India as a permanent member of the U.N.'s most powerful and exclusive body.
Weighing India's Chances For Security Council Seat
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