Tower Of Babble: How The United Nations Has Fueled Global Chaos

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Crown Publishing Group, 2005 - Political Science - 328 pages
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A United Nations insider exposes the ugly truth about the UN—including how UN organizations have been funding terrorist groups!

In the New York Times bestseller Tower of Babble, former United Nations ambassador Dore Gold blows the lid off the UN’s shocking failures to keep international peace, its corruption, its rampant anti-Americanism, and its emboldening of terrorist organizations. Citing previously unpublished documents, a brand-new chapter exclusive to this paperback edition provides the untold story of the infamous oil-for-food scandal—including the real scandal, that the UN let oil-for-food money go to fund terrorist organizations.
 

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User Review  - MartinBodek - LibraryThing

A very nice compendium of damning facts. For those unaware of the collected information, this book can be quite the eye-opender. For those who are, this book can serve as excellent reference. For ... Read full review

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User Review  - michalsuz - LibraryThing

I daren't read it before I go to sleep, too upsetting. At first I thought/hoped Gold was biased (against everyone who is not pro-Israel), but the evidence he provides is consistent: the UN fails to ... Read full review

Contents

LIST OF MAPS
1
The Erosion of Standards
25
The Kashmir Dispute
57
From Korea to Cuba
71
The Korean War
72
The Sequence of Events Leading to the 1967 SixDay War
92
The UN in Rwanda
135
Rwanda and Its Neighbors
136
The UN Backs Terrorism
197
The UN Lebanon and Israel
201
Gonclusion From Moral Equivalence to World Order
221
Afterword for the Paperback Edition The Real OilforFood Scandal
239
THE PAPER TRAIL
255
NOTES
289
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
317
Copyright

The Bosnian Conflict in the Former Yugoslavia
156

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About the author (2005)

Dore Gold, author of the New York Times bestseller Hatred’s Kingdom, served as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations from 1997 through 1999 and has been a diplomatic envoy to numerous international leaders. Ambassador Gold, who earned his Ph.D. in international relations and Middle East studies from Columbia University, lives in Jerusalem, where he runs the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.

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