Steve Huntley of the Chicago Sun-Times suggests that U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon’s visit to Iran sends the wrong message and damages prospects for a more peaceful world.
Here’s an excerpt:
The argument for Ban to go is that this constitutes a meeting of a lot of nations — 120 — from the U.N.’s biggest voting bloc. The argument against his attendance — and the resulting prestige it bestows on a rogue regime — is one of simple morality. As the Geneva-based monitoring group U.N. Watch put it, “Diplomacy cannot trump decency.”
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