Clinton-Annan minuet now playing at the United Nations

The last few months have seen a range of news stories regarding the United Nations, the oil—for—food scandal, and the role that the Annan family has played in the decline of the United Nations. Flying under the radar screen has been the extent to which Bill Clinton and his allies have worked their wiles and contacts to burrow in to the leadership of the United Nations. This has taken the form of a series of deals — Clinton is the maestro of dealmaking — by which the Clinton forces have rallied to the defense of the beleaguered Kofi Annan and have come to occupy key positions of influence within that organization. This conduct is a shameful abdication of the traditional role that former Presidents have always played in American history, and is a raw display of the Machiavellian ways that the Clinton family will continue to engage in, as Hillary approaches her coronation as the Democratic candidate for President in 2008. The recent public revelations alone are...(Read Full Article)