Who Leads the United Nations?
Publication Date: December 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Brett D. Schaefer
Keywords: International organizations; United Nations; Non-Aligned Movement; Organization of the Islamic Conference
Coverage: United States
America should stop treating the United Nations as if it were a benign organization sympathetic to U.S. interests. The U.N. is a political body and its member states are generally opposed to U.S. objectives. America should seek to enhance accountability in the U.N. through transparency, oversight, and finance reform.