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Michael Fullilove

Michael Fullilove reviews 'The International Struggle Over Iraq: Politics in the UN security council 1980–2005' by David M. Malone

March 2007, no. 289 01 March 2007
Public debate in Australia about the United Nations is remarkably thin, and it is dominated by two familiar tribes of pundits: UN groupies and UN bashers. The groupies defend the international organisation come what may: they are suspicious about the motives of nation-states – especially the United States – and they get an attack of the vapours every time Kofi Annan appears at a lectern. UN ba ... (read more)