Krauthammer, Charles
October 2006
Time International (South Pacific Edition);10/23/2006, Issue 42, p19
The author criticizes the United Nations (UN) Security Council in handling the North Korean nuclear bomb test issue. He claims that at Russian and Chinese insistence, the unanimously approved Security Council resolution imposes mere inconveniences that do nothing to threaten the regime's survival. He reveals the reason why the UN is hopeless. A brief historical overview of the UN is presented.


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