Yes, I’m sending you to Jeffrey Goldberg once again. You could look up his initial response to the news about Gilad Shalit (my personal take: so happy for Shalit and his family; so worried for the reasons Goldberg articulates).
But what I’m going to quote here is from another recent post:
If the double-veto last week by Russia and China of a Security Council resolution condemning Syria isn’t enough to prove to you that the UN is a swamp of moral corruption and ostentatious hypocrisy, I’m not sure what will.
Read “Goldblog”‘s full Bloomberg View column here.