Into the Heart of Darkness: Obama Addresses ISIS, Ebola and Ukraine in UN Address (Video)

President Barack Obama implored world leaders to unite against a series of international crises — from the rise of militant group Islamic State, which he called "a network of death," to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and Russia's intervention in Ukraine.

Mr. Obama, in his annual address to the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, cited "the cancer of violent extremism" in the Middle East as the single issue that could derail future global progress, and said six years into his presidency that the world is at a crossroads. He specifically called on Muslim communities in the region to confront the threat of extremism and reject such ideology.

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