Nuclear proliferation and disarmament will be the topics at the United Nations Security Council meeting this week.
President Obama will also make history by becoming the first U.S. president to chair a meeting of the council.
Some see controversy in the president's decision to chair the meeting and in his decision not to talk about North Korea and Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons.
CBN News spoke with Gordon Chang, author of Nuclear Showdown and columnist for Forbes business magazine, for more about President Obama and his position at the U.N. Security Council meeting.
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*Original Broadcast Date: September 18, 2009.