Tuesday, June 06, 2006

The Hopelessness of the United Nations

Below I print, from Front Page Magazine, an excerpt from Jamie Glazov's interview with Fox News Senior Correspondent Eric Shawn about Shawn's new book, U.N. Exposed: How the United Nations Sabotages America's Security and Fails the World. But don't let this excerpt satisfy you -- go read the whole article by clicking on the title of this post.

...As for the anti-terrorism committees, one need only to examine the diplomats' own reports, as I did in the book. They admit the organization's anti-terrorism efforts are "failing," that the U.N. only pays "lip service" to the issue, and why not?

Syria sits in on anti-terrorist committee meetings. Iran is elected as Vice-Chairman of the U.N. Disarmament Committee.

Only half of the nations on the Al Qaeda Committee even bother to hand in their reports on time and when the Committee chairman offered in-depth meetings on how to root out Al Qaeda from individual nations, NO ONE showed up! The Vice Chairman of the U.N.'s Counter Terrorism Committee refuses to condemn terrorism. We face the possibility of a nuclear Iran because the U.N. gave them a 21 year head start. The so called "nuclear watchdog," the I.A.E.A. didn't even know Iran had a nuclear program for 18 years. Then it took another three years to reach the Security Council because China, Russia, and other nations blocked any action. They served as Iran's linebackers on the governing board of the agency, refusing to allow Iran's infractions to be reported until earlier this year. Russia and China -whose economic interests clearly lie in protecting Iran -have already castrated the Security Council by declaring opposition to sanctions, creating the impossibility of full Council backed action...