Friday, January 07, 2005


Track Record Of The World's Tears

A pattern emerges:

Genocide or something close to it has happened in the Congo, Burundi, Uganda, East Timor, Cambodia, Iraq, Bosnia, Rwanda, Kosovo, and most recently the Darfur region of Sudan. In all but Kosovo, the international community ignored the horror of mass murder.
It would seem that the UN has a .000 batting average and even steroids won't help. Is there any point in keeping alive an institution that does as much harm as this?

UPDATE: LEADING scientists have spent the past two years lobbying the United Nations for a tsunami warning system for the Indian Ocean.