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UN at 50

UN at 50 S Nanjundan At 50 the UN is in premature gerontocracy; the decline over the last 20 years due to bureaucratic inefficiency and corruption has been compounded by the post-cold war dominance of and dependence on the sole superpower, the US. In the next two decades most countries are likely to place increasing reliance both for security and development on regional organisations and mechanisms. Therefore unless it is able to restructure as a confederal body linked to regional organisations as programming and operational arms, the UN itself has not much of a future.

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