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November 29, 2004
United Nations: It's the Iraq question.
Filed in: Current Affairs, Politics, UN Oil For Food - Oil For Fraud

Stalwart UN OFF investigator Claudia Rosett blasts another hole in the sinking ship that was the United Nations. Once more, we find that Kofi Annan is in charge of his own banana republic.

Kojo Annan's compensation for his 'efforts' at Cotecna are really a pittance in the scheme of things - the key issue is that Kofi, Kojo, and the United Nations have been deceitful about Kojo's compensation.

Well, if they have been deceitful about that, can we trust their assertions about Kojo's participation at Air Harbour Technologies (AHT)? And isn't the question - not did Kojo influence Kofi in his role as an AHT director - but was it really Kofi and Sheikh Yamani (former Saudi Oil Minister) in an influence peddling scheme with Saddam?

Might all these revelations just be a UN version of 'shock-and-awe'? The scandal and corruption are so extensive that the Volcker investigation, the Congressional investigations, and the press are tempted to take each cruise missile of newly revealed schlock as item du jour and miss what threatens all of our lives.

The ultimate question that remains - and trumps all others - is: Did the United Nations secretariat, France, Germany, Russia, and Syria in collusion with Saddam Hussein commit unrepentant international treachery to subvert the UN Security council on the Iraq question?

As for Kojo, now that we know about the Cotecna lies, perhaps we should question the UN assertion about AHT as well. Claudia?

Please see my summary of posts on this issue here.

UPDATE: Michelle Malkin discusses a move in the right direction. The Command Post references Glenn Reynolds' (InstaPundit) taking on Kofi Annan in the WSJ. Ace wants input on this issue - but then Claudia seems enough. Did I read somewhere that Claudia Rosett deserves a Pulitzer? She does.

UPDATE: In the "Would that it were true" department: Scrappleface has UN sending troops against itself.

UPDATE: Powerline reports that Senator Coleman demands Kofi Annan's resignation. Please make it stick Senator!

UPDATE (12/7): Michelle Malkin picks up the Pulitzer for Rosett call.



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Pulitzer for Rossett would greatly enhance the prestige of the Pulitzer.

EMCEE: Yes, good point. It would be great to see a very *worthy* Pulitzer given.

Posted by: at Nov 30, 2004 1:31:57 PM

Dude, the son's name is Kojo, not Koji.

EMCEE: Thanks! Kojo, I hardly knew ye.

Posted by: SC at Dec 1, 2004 6:21:55 AM

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