Russia Today has an interview with Hans Blix, the former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency who is perhaps most remembered for not having enough time to look for weapons of mass destruction leading the weapons inspections team in Iraq prior to the invasion. Here he talks non-proliferation and urges moving beyond a Cold War mentality (calling the “League of Democracies” a “useless idea”). Candid about the flaws and benefits of the UN, he calls the body a “village council for the world” and argues that it is not an outdated institution.

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