Thursday 23 November 2017

Ian O'Doherty: Aleppo is just another awful reminder that the UN is dead

Siege: Syrians leave a rebel-held area of Aleppo after a ceasefire is called
Siege: Syrians leave a rebel-held area of Aleppo after a ceasefire is called
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

First it was Guernica.

Then it became more like Grozny.

Now we're talking in terms of Srebrenica. Some people have even begun to reference Rwanda. The one thing nobody seems to be talking about, however, is the fact that the UN has, once again, proved itself to be nothing more than a poisonous, impotent bureaucracy that has no place in the modern world.

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