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10 nations urge new push for non-proliferation

Japan, Canada, Australia, Germany and six other nations urged other countries in the international community Saturday to renew efforts to prevent the proliferation of nuclear material.Full story

UK, US dismiss comparison of Libya, Syrian crises

The U.S. and British defense chiefs are dismissing the idea that because the international community responded to unrest in Libya with military force, the same should be done in Syria, where a government crackdown on protesters has reportedly killed hundreds. Full story

Factbox: Plans to secure Chernobyl 25 years on

A quarter of a century since the meltdown at Ukraine's Chernobyl power plant, the international community is still trying to secure funds to make the site of the world's worst nuclear accident safe. Full story

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  US envoy defends involvement in Libya

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice defends President Obama’s decision to take military action in Libya, telling TODAY’s Meredith Vieira that if the United States had not got involved, tens of thousands of Libyans would have been killed.

  Obama’s plan for Libya

Lawrence Korb, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, and former Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA), respond to President Obama’s address on the military conflict in Libya and the U.S. involvement there.

  What’s next for Libya?

British Ambassador to the U.S. Nigel Sheinwald explains whether the NATO mission in Libya will mirror the coalition mission thus far.

  Obama to address nation on US role in Libya

President Obama will make a prime-time TV speech Monday to explain his decision to involve the United States military in Libya. NBC’s Chuck Todd and David Gregory have the details.

  US may take military action in Libya

The international community is gearing up for possible airstrikes and other military operations inside Libya, but is it already too late to stop Moammar Khaddafy? Former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter discusses.

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