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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Thursday, September 21, 2006

Who and What Does the UN Represent?

By Asaf Romirowsky

"In a barefaced statement UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan expressed his dismay at Israel's actions against Hezbollah that resulted in the accidental death of UN peacekeepers saying, 'I am shocked and deeply distressed by the apparently deliberate targeting by Israeli Defense Forces of a UN Observer post in southern Lebanon.' This is merely one of the latest and most egregious examples of Anna's and the UN's massive and continuing bias against Israel. On paper the UN should be the one impartial force defending all democratic nations however, in practice it doesn't even come close.

Woodrow Wilson's vision for the League of Nations as a forum of cooperation between nations was based upon the promotion of democratic and free market values. After this vision was incinerated by World War II, the creators of the United Nations took some of the former's weaknesses to heart, providing the organization with mechanisms such as the Security Council for enforcement of the international will. Instead, the UN has turned into a major repository of the systemic disease called anti-Semitism. And, instead of looking for a cure, UN members are actively looking for ways of spreading this epidemic through Islamism. The systematic bias against one, and sometimes two, member states is clear through the hundreds upon hundreds of resolutions passed against Israel, the endless committees and investigations and resources lavished upon one conflict, and the ludicrous efforts at even-handedness that have characterized the UN since its inception." Continue reading.


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