On 24 September 2014, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2178 calling on all member states to take collective action to prevent to the flow of foreign terrorist fighters. The resolution, which was adopted during a meeting of the Security Council chaired by President Obama, comes amid growing international concern regarding the situation in Iraq and Syria.
The UN resolution proposes to address the issue of foreign terrorist fighters on certain key fronts:
Below is a podcast interview released on 24 September with Global Center Head of Research and Analysis Naureen Chowdhury Fink on the resolution.
(courtesy of Mark L Goldberg, UN Dispatch)