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[casi] Richard Perle " World needs order"

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Thank God for the death of the UN

Its abject failure gave us only anarchy. The world needs order

by Richard Perle
Friday March 21, 2003

Saddam Hussein's reign of terror is about to end. He will go quickly, but not alone: in a parting 
irony, he will take the UN down with him. Well, not the whole UN. The "good works" part will 
survive, the low-risk peacekeeping bureaucracies will remain, the chatterbox on the Hudson will 
continue to bleat. What will die is the fantasy of the UN as the foundation of a new world order. 
As we sift the debris, it will be important to preserve, the better to understand, the intellectual 
wreckage of the liberal conceit of safety through international law administered by international 


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