Hurt feelings at the United Nations

Yesterday, UN Deputy Secretary General Mark Malloch Brown criticized US policy toward the UN and now US ambassador to the UN John Bolton wants an apology. Brown’s speech, including the criticism that the US uses “the UN almost by stealth as a diplomatic tool while failing to stand up for it against its domestic critics” ...

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Yesterday, UN Deputy Secretary General Mark Malloch Brown criticized US policy toward the UN and now US ambassador to the UN John Bolton wants an apology.

Brown's speech, including the criticism that the US uses "the UN almost by stealth as a diplomatic tool while failing to stand up for it against its domestic critics" was, for Bolton, the "worst mistake" in 17 years by a UN official.

Right. Never mind the now scandalous oil-for-food program or the failure to prevent a genocide in Rwanda.

Yesterday, UN Deputy Secretary General Mark Malloch Brown criticized US policy toward the UN and now US ambassador to the UN John Bolton wants an apology.

Brown’s speech, including the criticism that the US uses “the UN almost by stealth as a diplomatic tool while failing to stand up for it against its domestic critics” was, for Bolton, the “worst mistake” in 17 years by a UN official.

Right. Never mind the now scandalous oil-for-food program or the failure to prevent a genocide in Rwanda.

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