RECALLING AN EARLIER FAILURE, The Telegraph [Saturday, November 10th, 2007]

On my first trip to New York—back in the mid 1980s—I made a visit to the United Nations, an institution then held in somewhat higher esteem than it is now. In the plaza outside a demonstration was in progress. The protesters were Afghan men, their nationality manifest in their dress—they wore flowing pyjamas, a long [...]

 
 
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