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    So The U.S. Is President Of The UN Security Council Right Now…

    Here's what that means and why it matters.

    1. What is the UN Security Council?

    2. Cool, so why should I care?

    3. OK but, seriously, what can it actually do?

    4. OK, but the UNSC doesn’t always do such a great job, right? #Syria

    5. The U.S. is the Security Council President for September!

    6. Hold on, the Security Council has a President? Does that mean they are, like, president of the world?

    7. Isn’t the UN just a bunch of diplomats in conference rooms arguing over word placement?

    8. Wait, isn’t September that time of year when every hotel in NYC is booked and no one can get a cab in midtown?

    9. Alright, so what can I do to follow along?