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I Love the U.N., but It Is Failing

Posted March 18th, 2016 at 1:50 pm (UTC-4)
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If you locked a team of evil geniuses in a laboratory, they could not design a bureaucracy so maddeningly complex, requiring so much effort but in the end incapable of delivering the intended result. The system is a black hole into which disappear countless tax dollars and human aspirations, never to be seen again.

A Stern Message to North Korea

Posted March 3rd, 2016 at 12:19 pm (UTC-4)
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No matter how tough on paper, the sanctions will be effective only if they are enforced. There are good reasons to doubt that every country will follow through. The burden falls heavily on China, the North’s chief ally in providing food, fuel and political cover.