Day By Day© by Chris Muir.

Wednesday, January 05, 2005

The UN finally steps up to the plate

After all the talking, boasting and insult-hurling, the UN is finally ready actually to do something:

The "core group" of nations announced by US President George W. Bush to channel aid to victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami will be dissolved on Thursday after only eight days as the United Nations takes control of the international relief effort, delegates to a donors summit said on Wednesday.