Friday, September 06, 2013

UNdiplomatic Power: Russia Holds Security Council 'Hostage'

Washington's World Body Envoy Lashes Out


America's undiplomatic UN ambassador has accused Russia of holding the Security Council "hostage" by refusing to go along with military strikes on the Arab country over its alleged use of chemical weapons.

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An architect of the disastrous Libya war that led to the Al Qaeda-linked slaughter of four Americans, including an ambassador, Power is a tireless crusader for so-called humanitarian interventions.

She is also a fierce critic of Israel, to the point of having once publicly speculated about a scenario that could, in her view, justify the need for U.S. military intervention in Gaza to protect Palestinians from Israeli military operations.