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The World faces a range of terrifying crises from the threat of climate change to terrorist breeding grounds.
The question is what if anything is our world organisation the United Nations doing about it other than showing its true colour as a failed Organisation which is in need of radical reform or total replacement.
The organisation is now a black hole into which thousands of taxpayers money along with human aspirations disappear to be never seen again.
We all know that it has turned into a farce with no accountability and manifestly incompetent in the light of new technology the current situation it finds its self in is in dire need of fresh thinking.
If you look closely there are few countries willing to commit troop to peacekeeping duties. these days the deployment of troops only adds to the problems of a country and do not address the creation of stable and democratic institutions.
Example are abundant in recent years – Mali, Haiti,
United nations troops know nothing about counterterrorism and are under explicit instructions not to engage in it. They lumber along without any clear goals or exit plan diverting attention from deeper socioeconomic problems, crowding out governments, costing billions, with the unnecessary lost of lives.
Soon there is be the election of a new Secretary General.
Its time for all its members not just the permanent members of the security council to evaluate just what they want out of the United Nations.
The organisation is a Remington typewriter in a smart phone world.
If it is going to advance the cause of peace, human rights, development, and climate it needs a leader genuinely committed to reform.
Perhaps it is time for it to merge with Nato. One way or the other we need more than ever a World Organisation that is led by people for ” whom doing the right thing is normal and expected.
IF THE WORLD IS TO HAVE ANY HOPE AND WE THAT LIVE IN IT ARE TO PASS THE MANTLE OF EQUALITY OF LIFE BEFORE GREED DEVOURS US ALL WE HAVE TO STOP EVOLVING DEMOCRACY BECAUSE OTHER PEOPLE SHARE THE BLAME AND MAKE CAPITALISM PAY RATHER THAN EXPLOITING. (SEE PREVIOUS POSTS)