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The UN does very little good and a lot of bad

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Submitted by Ken Besig (Israel), Jul 10, 2012 at 05:29

The UN "manages" problems, that is, it prolongs them, it exacerbates them, and blocks any rational solution to them, and not just regarding UNRWA's Palestinian "refugees.". For example, every year or two sub Saharan Africa enters into or simply continues to suffer lethal famines due to UN support for the dysfunctional regimes which rob and pillage their suffering peoples, wars throughout the world now endure for decades with massive casualties due to UN "peacekeepers" preventing any one side from winning, and due to UN support, rogue regimes like Iran and North Korea continue to threaten global stability.

Due to the UN, now the good guys always lose and the bad guys almost always win!


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Title Commenter Date Thread
UN 'hate camp' documentary starts gaining traction in the US [12 words]PezDispenserAug 25, 2013 02:14209202
unrwa [56 words]jeanSep 8, 2012 18:44198464
3A new approach [1133 words]SarahSueJul 14, 2012 20:29197241
1Elephant in the room [120 words]UgriJul 15, 2012 14:59197241
2The epitome of corruption and thievery [99 words]StasJul 13, 2012 03:04197215
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4UNRWA *IS* the problem [171 words]Jake in JerusalemJul 12, 2012 05:37197169
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how the UNRWA defines a "large operation" [51 words]mythJul 14, 2012 17:49197142
1Lessening UNRWA's Damage [171 words]JudithJul 10, 2012 20:30197138
Perpetuating Arab refugee status serves 2 purposes. [61 words]M.D.Jul 10, 2012 16:45197129
Excellent backgrounder, but perhaps begs the question [118 words]Ted GruenJul 10, 2012 16:23197128
THE ROLE OF UNRWA AND ITS REFUGEES [115 words]JACQUES HADIDAJul 10, 2012 13:20197126
1Karelia in 1944 [81 words]UgriJul 10, 2012 12:46197125
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w/response from Daniel Pipes
Richard StoeckerJul 10, 2012 11:11197123
6Jordan *IS* Palestine [213 words]Jake in JerusalemJul 12, 2012 05:49197123
apology, addendum to remarks about Palestinian refugees [160 words]Richard StoeckerJul 13, 2012 09:54197123
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4Pie in the sky, Mr. Pipes [139 words]Perry BirmanJul 10, 2012 06:57197116
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1split the roles [121 words]mythJul 10, 2012 06:47197114
2The UN does very little good and a lot of bad [114 words]Ken BesigJul 10, 2012 05:29197112
UNWRA [128 words]Paul WinterJul 25, 2012 08:36197112

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