It’s Not Just Oil For Food Any More

The corruption at the UN is even more wide spread than most imagined (though I’m not surprised at all):

Procurement and budgeting corruption may escape Volcker’s scrutiny, but they are central to the mandate of Annan.

This scandal touches on almost everything the secretary-general is supposed to control. It is by way of procurement contracts, for goods and services ranging from cappuccino and paper clips at U.N. headquarters, to air freight services and food rations for peacekeeping troops worldwide, that the United Nations spends the billions contributed every year by member states