September 25, 2012

Ahmadinejad Humiliates Toothless UN

Hadar Sela, The Commentator

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Most of us would probably like to believe that in this modern age we are better prepared than our grandparents and great-grandparents were in the task of avoiding the kind of mass carnage which the League of Nations failed to prevent and which shocked the world into dissolving that body and establishing the United Nations in its place in the aftermath of the Second World War.


As the preamble to the United Nations charter reads:


"We the peoples of the United Nations determined: to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large...

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TAGGED: United Nations, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran


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