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No-Op
PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez

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Posted By:Hazymac, 7/16/2014 9:19:46 PM

The decision of a court to hold the Dutch state liable for the death of 300 Muslim Bosnians in the Srebrenica massacre marks the first time a UN mission has been blamed for doing nothing. It threatens to unravel the whole system of UN peacekeeping. (Snip) The UN is the planet’s leading supplier of no-ops, whose function is to mimic action while doing nothing at all. Assigning problems to the UN permits the international community to put an international crisis on ice until it falls of the front pages and is forgotten. The no-op is widely known in American political

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"No-op" sounds like some thing Obama would cotton to. It´s right up his alley, so to speak. the UN Blue Helmet Brigade is there for the show and for the rapes they can commit. If they fire any shots, those will be fired into the indigenous female population they´re supposed to be protecting. The UN bureaucracy makes our own snoring federal contingent look like models of industry by comparison.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: DocH, 7/16/2014 9:59:35 PM     (No. 9927980)

A world system this deeply cynical and self-serving simply cannot survive forever. Sooner or later, something will impact it and its hollowness will cause it to collapse. I am beginning to wonder if militant Islam is not that crushing force...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 7/16/2014 10:44:26 PM     (No. 9928017)

It has never been peace-keeping. It has always been self-indulgent un-peacekeeping.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/17/2014 3:45:13 AM     (No. 9928221)

I live for the day when Congress & the WH get some cajones and quit funding the UN. It would fold like a cheap tent.

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