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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...


French Chicanery at the United Nations

... waiting for an opening to seek control of the UNSC levers, bearing in mind its economic and political clout in the European Union. The Outside Perspective France and the UN Security Council In a broad historical context, the role of France in the UN Security Council has been always seen as a bridge between the West and the East, used to improve compromises on key global matters. And Paris used to be quite good at this role up until 2007 when Jacques Chirac left the stage. Whereas in 2003 France ...


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