Security Council meeting on non-proliferation

At 9:15 EDT, President Obama is chairing a Security Council meeting on non-proliferation and disarmament. You can follow the proceedings  on channel 3 of the UN Webcast.  The Times is reporting that U.S. delegation expects a unanimous vote in favor of a resolution strengthening the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.  That would be a nice victory for President Obama and, more importantly, for the larger cause of a world free of nuclear weapons. 

Despite council unanimity, there still may be some fireworks.  Each of the fifteen council members get five minutes to speak.  Libya is a council member and given his performance yesterday, I will be thoroughly suprised if Col. Kadaffi can limit himself to such a tight schedule.