Search: UN Secretary General Selection (3 materials)

The UN at the crossroads

Selection of a new secretary-general, touted by UN media as the most open in the history of the organization, has devolved into a politically correct charade, driven by themes like social inclusion, sexual politics, sustainability, transparency and entitlement. These media memes weren't invented in India, Indonesia, Iran, Nigeria, or Saudi Arabia, or other cultures whose elites sometimes adapt to accomodate western values. These natons are using other means (including disrupting and manipulating...

06.09.2016

Ban Ki-Moon and the charade of transparency

UN propagandists claim that the selection process to name the next secretary general, who will take office before the inauguration of the next U.S. president, will be the most transparent in the history of the organization, which was founded in 1945. But on close examination, the security council recommends a new secretary general based on "a private meeting." This means that the politics and diplomacy that determine who becomes the next leader of the institution, and the roles of NGOs...

12.03.2016

Proliferation And The Psychopathology of Prohibition

While praised as a triumph of contemporary diplomacy the United Nations regime to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction (nuclear, chemical, biological) seems to have enabled every nation that wants a WMD capability to obtain the technology to become a threat, or in the case of terrorists and other non-state actors, to employ proxy governments who engage in WMD commerce to use it as a bargaining chip for other objectives. In spite of four Nobel Peace Prizes (Bunche, Arafat, Rabin, Peres)...

30.10.2013

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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