Why the United Nations Is Kept Weak

09 February 2013

Kishore Mahbubani

Even during the Cold War, when Moscow and Washington disagreed on pretty much everything, both nations were united in one regard: they actively conspired to keep the UN weak. Unfortunately, writes Kishore Mahbubani in his new book, "The Great Convergence," this state of affairs has persisted long after the Cold War ended — to the great detriment of global development.

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Kishore Mahbubani writes in The Globalist