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Thread #63197 Message #1024435
Posted By: Ebbie
24-Sep-03 - 02:24 PM
Thread Name: BS: Future of the UN
Subject: RE: BS: Future of the UN
This is a speech, in my estimation, that will long be referred to. The cadences remind me of the Gettysburg Address by President Lincoln. The issues it deals with are no less important than the issues in Lincoln's day.
My view is that we have to have a body of united nations . We must have a body where nations can meet and together construct plans and remedial actions. If this current United Nations body is disrespected and disbanded, we will need to create another. So we might as well work with what we have.
Bobert, I thought Bush left the hall before Chirac of France spoke? Rather than Kofi Annan. Bad enough that way- but if he did leave before the Secretary General spoke, that would be intolerable.