Why Does The United Nations Exist?

Has the UN ever performed any useful function, and should we continue to pay for it?

Allan Milne Lees
8 min readMar 16, 2023

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Image credit: United Nations

Anyone familiar with the British TV series Doctor Who circa 2005–2010 will likely have gained an impression of the United Nations as a powerful international body that not only is wise and all-knowing but which also has its own military by means of which to address…

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Allan Milne Lees

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