Saturday, August 13, 2005

UN for Sale - Cheap

Claudia Rosett of the Wall Street Journal has consistently provided the best coverage by far of the Oil for Food scandal. Paul Volker's report this week exposed a few more of the termites eating away at the UN from the inside, normally unseen. Rosett points out that the corruption described by Volker so far barely scratches the surface, covering only a little over $1 million out of the billions that are "missing" from OFF. Only $147,000 is documented as Benon Sevan's take, an amazingly low sum to purchase a UN official of his level.

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