U.N. Stonewalling

William Safire‘s latest column, “Tear Down This U.N. Stonewall,” is worth reading. He examines the intricate cover-up of the graft in the UN’s Oil for Food program. Put it this way: If Richard Nixon were as skilled at stonewalling as Kofi Annan, Gerald Ford would never have been President.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.