posted on Mar, 23 2003 @ 02:55 AM
Not really, the only nations who do not support America is France, Germany, Russia, and China.
The rest of the world that has voiced their opinions, agree with the US.
As for a democratic institution? No. That implies it is a governing body, the UN is no such thing.
No nation in the UN must listen to the other countries, nor must it agree with the general consensus, even if America did stand alone, which it does
not, not even by other Arab nations, then it wouldn't matter, because the idea of a UN takes away from a country's independance.
Frankly I don't want the wussy French, or dictatoral Iraqis, Chinese, or North Koreans, making policy for the whole world.
What you do in your own borders is fine, but when it comes to global politics the only thing that stands true is might, might in economy, and might in
And the rules are governed by the victors. While warfare has always had a standard of "honor" that must be followed, so as to not become too
inhuman (death isn't inhuman by far, but the French, so removed from war, have forgotten this), is the only rules that have ever been set between
That and the proper treatment of diplomats.
That is all fine...but the UN's attempt at governing other nations is wholy facist.