No Quick Fix for the UN

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 04/06/2005 12:00 am EDT

"[Kofi Annan's] lack of leadership, combined with conflicts of interest and a lack of responsibility and accountability, point to one, and only one, outcome: his resignation." If that had been the conclusion of Paul Volcker, chairman of the independent committee of inquiry into the oil-for-food scandal at the United Nations, the UN secretary-general would have had to resign on the spot.

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