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Does the U.N. Work?
Aired 9/16/2004

The UN was created in 1945 principally to promote peace among nations. But its role in the 21st Century is unclear. Global terrorism, genocide and humanitarian crises have taken center stage. Critics charge internal corruption and attempts by member nations to use the UN to rein-in the United States, the world’s sole remaining superpower. Would a stronger UN make for a more peaceful world? Or should America be wary about losing its right to act in its own interest?
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  Joshua Muravchik
    Resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author of "Heaven on Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism".
  Timothy Wirth
    President of the United Nations Foundation, former U.S. Senator, and former undersecretary for global affairs at the U.S. Department of State

Originally Aired: 9/16/2004

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