The “real” cause of the tsunami in Asia was of course the UFO’s that were spotted before the massive waves of destruction. And, of course the political drama continues. It appears as if citizens from the US are not the only ones who are concerned about the shenanigans of the UN as discussed in this Indian paper:
Meanwhile, the real life, high political drama over dispensing aid to the tsunami-hit countries reached its expected denouement in Jakarta on Thursday, January 6, with UN Secretary General Kofi Annan having his way yet once again. He and the UN now preside over a vast fortune of aid money, totalling more than $4 billion — of which $3.7 billion have been pledged by governments around the world and $630 million by private groups and individuals.
For a while, it seemed that President George Bush would carry out his December 29 declaration to its logical conclusion and successfully put into place an alternative aid disbursement and monitoring system by forging a four-nation ‘core group’ comprising the USA, Japan, Australia and India. But in these times of hard luck, good deeds are rare. And this, too, had to pass.
It’s a pity that the US caved in rather than stand up to a sulking Kofi Annan and his petulant fellow travellers in Europe who have been busy kicking up a storm this past week against the nascent ‘core group.’ Former British International Development secretary Clare Short’s denouncement of the alternative arrangement was most telling.
‘I think this initiative from America to set up four countries claiming to coordinate sounds like yet another attempt to undermine the UN when it is the best system we have got. Only really the UN can do that job… It is the only body that has the moral authority,’ she primly declared, ‘(The US) is very bad at coordinating with anyone and India has its own problems to deal with.’
From Somalia to Bosnia, Rwanda to Darfur, we have seen the UN in action, and how! We now have documentary evidence that shows the UN converted Iraq’s ‘oil for food’ programme into a massive exercise in fraud and deceit. According to one estimate, as much as $10 billion may have been skimmed off from this programme, the world’s largest UN-supervised and managed humanitarian aid project. News reports on the ‘oil for food’ scam have mentioned the name of a certain Kojo Annan as one of the beneficiaries. He happens to be Kofi Annan’s son.