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Boffoblog on the CNN report

"For all the rightwingers who used questions about the oil-for-food program to undermine Kofi Annan and disparage the U.N., a question: Where is the outrage about the complicity of the U.S.? CNN reports, and this won't be the last we've heard.... Yes, this occurred under Clinton's watch, too. We can't be happy about that. But he wasn't the one guilty of gross hypocrisy on this issue by using it to undermine the authority of the U.N." Read more...
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BOR on Darfur

Zach at Burnt Orange Report comments on the United Nations commission investigating violence in Darfur: "Many prominent politicians and academics have condemned the U.N. commission for its refusal to brand the tragic events in Sudan as constituting genocide. Though I can understand their dismay, I feel that the U.N. commission made a wise, if not popular, decision."
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UN Dispatch

UN Dispatch is a blog intended to promote thoughtful discussion about the UN, and to provide an outlet for important news and views on the UN. It is administered by Peter Daou, author of the Daou Report, and will feature frequent posts from knowledgeable guest contributors.