Friday, September 15, 2006

The UN

"The observers had a logbook recording the assaults, bombings, and artillery attacks on the area. Each page was ruled in vertical columns: DATE, TIME, LOCATION, DAMAGE, CASUALTIES. The columns headed ACTION TAKEN BY THE UN were completely empty."
P J O'Rourke (1994), All The Trouble In The World: The lighter side of famine, pestilence, destruction and death. Sydney (Picador), 247

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