United Nations: Words of Dissent

While the U.S. continued its support of the U.N.—President Kennedy last week even decided to recommend that the U.S. purchase half the U.N.'s $200 million bond issue to keep it solvent—sharp words of dissent came from Britain. Foreign Secretary Lord Home bluntly criticized both the U.N. and many of its members for policies that, as he sees it, can destroy peace, not preserve it.

Declared Lord Home to a local United Nations association in northern England: > The U.N. has embarked on "a new and dangerous practice" of anticolonialism, passing resolutions that...

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