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Sunday, May 08, 2005



U.N. Blocking Investigation (Oil-For-Food)


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NEW YORK — The lawyer for the committee investigating the U.N. Oil-for-Food program has written a letter to the world body asking it to instruct a former investigator who resigned from the commission not to comply with two congressional subpoenas regarding the probe, sources told FOX News.


The United Nations seems scared right now and are claiming that releasing information could be dangerous because "lives may be in jeopardy" as a result. It seems more like "jobs may be in jeopardy" and it is about time the U.N. come completely clean with it's dealings as billions of dollars have disappeared, money that could have been used to help out victims in Darfur.

"We just want transparency, we're used to it in the United States. We have freedom of information, we don't have that in the U.N.," [Rep. Chris Shays, R-Conn.] said. "There will be no faith in the U.N. until all the facts are out...everyone is cooperating, and people aren't cooperating.

One thing the United Nations seems to lack is "accountability." In America, accountability is a must and perhaps the reason why there is a lot of trust within our governmental system. The United Nations is quickly losing credibility (and the food-for-sex scandal hasn't even been discussed yet) and if it wants to be even considered a "viable" function rather than an international debate club then the organization will have to be willing to have it's feet "put to the fire." If not, you will be seeing the U.S. begin to take a more active role in police keeping rather than the U.N.



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