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Security Council


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The permanent peacekeeping organ of the United Nations, composed of five permanent members (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) and ten elected members.

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  • proper n. The UN Security Council.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for preserving world peace


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  • Again there is a lot of opportunities long term: economic, social and strategic opportunities with the countries of South America that transcend any short term Security Council campaign.

    Interview with Michael Brissenden, ABC 7.30 Report

  • Thirdly, the meeting in Bahia creates a Latin American Security Council and common defense program.


  • No, not the speech where he called the Security Council “the terror council,” said swine flu was an imperialist tool, and made a pretty decent point about the international body’s complete failure to stop wars of aggression over the past six decades.

    In Fashion Terms, At Least, Qaddafi's UN Appearance Doesn't Disappoint: Vanity Fair

  • MOSCOW—Russian President Dmitry Medvedev raised the stakes for Europe's energy markets Friday by portraying recent natural-gas troubles with the European Union as a potential threat to be reviewed by the country's Security Council, which is led by the former chief of the KGB's successor agency.

    Russia Hits Back at EU Gas Policy

  • Damascus's rejection of IAEA inspections could result in Syria being declared noncompliant with its U.N. commitments and referred to the Security Council for formal censuring.

    Second Suspected Syria Nuclear Site Is Found

  • Syria could then be referred to the Security Council, if it again refused the IAEA's request.

    Second Suspected Syria Nuclear Site Is Found

  • "It should not be called the Security Council but the Terror Council."

    Evelyn Leopold: Update: Gaddafi Hijacks UN General Assembly Podium

  • He called President Obama his son, slammed the United States, said the Security Council was a bunch of terrorists, suggested swine flu was created in a military lab, and even called for more investigation into the assassination of President Kennedy.

    CNN Transcript Sep 23, 2009

  • It should not be called the Security Council, it should be called the "Terror Council."

    CNN Transcript Sep 23, 2009

  • He said the secretary -- the Security Council, that is -- should be called -- and I'm quoting now once again -- "the terror council," said swine flu is a military tool and a weapon of proliferation and he called President Obama, "My son."

    CNN Transcript Sep 23, 2009


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