UNScam today, updated
Jeff Babin writes about how to take the UN to court:
The president could determine — and issue an order saying — that the U.N. Oil-for-Food program, according to the available evidence, violated that “commitment to peremptory norms” and thus waived its immunities to congressional and other U.S. legal proceedings. At that point, Coleman’s PSI could issue enforceable subpoenas against the U.N., its staff, and the companies that participated in the program. The U.N. would then be in a position such that it had to either cooperate with the investigation or be held in contempt of Congress. (Which it manifestly is right now.)
Things are bad enough that the UN staff ready historic no-confidence vote in Annan
UN employees are expected to issue an unprecedented vote of no confidence in Secretary-General Kofi Annan (news – web sites), union sources say, after he pardoned the body’s top oversight official over a series of allegations.
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“Kofi Annan is surrounded by corruption, a gang of criminals responsible for some of the worst things that happened to mankind in the 20th century,” said one angry staffer, referring to the Rwanda massacres.
“It’s possible that he doesn’t know directly what has gone on,” said the employee, who has worked for the United Nations for two decades. “But that’s no excuse.
Ben Shapiro says It must be nice to be Kofi Annan.
Update Jane writes about The Ever More Dysfunctional UN