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The current UNIFIL mission already has fueled local anger in some quarters, primarily from desperate people in besieged southern towns who have sought refuge at U.N. posts, only to be turned away.
"I feel really frustrated," a U.N. observer said on condition of anonymity. "We can do anything and everything for the people of the south if the Lebanese government requests our help, but it hasn't, and the people don't understand that."
Originally posted by subz
Madness, complete madness.
...That a UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon, established in 1978 to assure
peace in the region, has failed should not come as a surprize;
that Kofi Annan should invite scrutiny of the UN in the face of its many failures does.
...Illustrating the decades of inepitude and background political corruption is
the tenure of the UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.
.......etc etc etc............