Be Nice to the UN

Karnov, Stanley
October 1973
New Republic;10/6/73, Vol. 169 Issue 13/14, p19
Focuses on the arena for the settlement of political conflicts in the United Nations (UN). Conviction regarding the real progress in international affairs, by Henry Kissinger, secretary of State; View that the U.S. cannot continue to neglect the UN without risking the alienation of the small countries that now dominate the world organization; Meagerness of the accomplishments of the UN in recent years; Overdue of the United States in its contribution to the International Development Association, the World Bank's soft-loan outlet; Control of the UN by Asian and African states that refuse to serve as American tools; Assertion made by C. Fred Bergsten, a former Kissinger aide that the leverage of the Third World countries on the US is growing, especially in the economic field.


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