Developing states counter US on peacekeeping forum Reuters
U.S. Ambassador John Bolton on Wednesday chairs the first of two sessions on financial and sex scandals in U.N. peacekeeping operations, prompting a slew of criticism from developing nations against big powers.
How dare the "big powers" get in the way of the developing nations' need to rape women and children, steal, pillage, and commit other acts of brutality?
How dare they indeed?
John Bolton, beware the kryptonite......
In other UN news, Swastikas Found at United Nations Cause Uproar Among Israelis, I can only hope it caused an uproar in other circles as well. G-d knows, the Atlas sphere is in an uproar over it. What kind of an organization is that cesspool anyway? BASTA!
UPDATE February 23: YECH
Reuters UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Sexual abuse charges against U.N. peacekeepers remain unacceptably high due to a persistent "culture of dismissiveness" in field missions, a U.N. diplomat said on Thursday.
and still they cry. The animals bitch and moan.
Powerful and Poor Lock Horns Over How to Run UN OneWorld.net
UNITED NATIONS, Feb 23 (OneWorld) - The United States is using the issue of United Nations reform to consolidate domination of the world body by wealthy and powerful countries at the expense of the majority, say two-thirds of the UN's members.
Yeah, the two thirds that rape, pillage and engage in human trafficking
Japan Stands With America In Demanding Change at U.N.
BY BENNY AVNI
UNITED NATIONS - The Japanese ambassador to the United Nations, Kenzo Oshima, warned yesterday that unless the organization takes significant steps to wipe out widespread corruption, he cannot guarantee that his country will continue to support U.N
UPDATE: 2?24 HEADLINE TRANSLATION for the uninitiated;
Powerful and Poor Lock Horns Over How to Run UN
Common Dreams News Center [WTF?]
Righteous and Depraved Lock Horns over Accountabilty, Anarchy, and Debauchery
UPDATE: February 26th:
John Bolton to the rescue, Go John Bolton, Go John Bolton
U.S. Wants Zero Tolerance for Sexual Abuse in U.N. Missions
U.S. Department of State
Sexual abuse charges against U.N. peacekeepers remain unacceptably high because of "a culture of dismissiveness," Jordanian Ambassador Prince Zeid Raad Zeid Al Hussein tells the Security Council at a meeting called by U.S. Ambassador John Bolton to review the problem of sexual exploitation and abuse in peacekeeping missions. Bolton calls the problem "one of the greatest stains on U.N. history."