Saturday, February 05, 2005

The United Nations – can it get much worse?

Incompetence and corruption at the U.N. appears to be swirling around and around in ever-widening circles. The oil-for-food scandal continues to grow, which the U.N. insists is under investigation, led by Paul Volcker, who now, it has been revealed, has substantial business ties with several central figures in the investigation. Then there are the sexcapade scandals that seem to follow U.N. peacekeepers wherever they go. The peacekeepers didn't go to Rwanda or Sudan, while government-backed savages hacked to death nearly a million helpless people.

The United Nations – can it get much worse?