Bush Challenges UN to Prove its Legitimacy

(Jerusalem Post) Gerald M. Steinberg - The president reframed the international discussion on Iraq. He reminded his audience that the League of Nations talked itself into irrelevance and that the UN is on the verge of the same fate. Bush changed the focus of the debate from the critiques of American unilateralism to the failure of the UN and the international community to act responsibly in ridding the world of the dangers posed by Saddam Hussein's reign of terror and tyranny. "To assume the regime's good faith is to bet the lives of millions and the future of the world," Bush said.

2002-09-13 00:00:00

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