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The League of Nations failed. The U.N., as you present the case, is failing. Is a world organization to promote the peace and prosperity of all nations even a realistic notion? It is, but there's only one way you can do it. You have to have an organization whose founding roots are liberty and freedom. You can't have a universal organization where governments that don't care about human rights work alongside governments that value it. That's why the U.N. doesn't work. You're never going to have Iran and Israel agree on anything outside the terms of their own destruction. And I think that's the fallacy in the U.N.'s thesis. They think that somehow if you can get people in a room they'll end up agreeing on things. Negotiation is great when you have two sides who are negotiating in good faith. But if you have one side negotiating in good faith and the other side using negotiation as a way to buy time to commit reprehensible deeds, then negotiation in that case is a bad thing. And the U.N. does not understand that concept

Listen to Megan Basham discuss Ami Horowitz and U.N. Me on WORLD's radio news magazine The World and Everything in It.

Megan Basham
Megan Basham

Megan, a regular correspondent for WORLD News Group, is a writer and film critic living in Charlotte, N.C. She is the author of Beside Every Successful Man: A Woman's Guide to Having It All.


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