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Friday, December 08, 2006
Commonwealth takes action, UN does nothing

That didn't take long. The 53 member nation British Commonwealth has just suspended Fiji following the bloodless coup there a couple of days ago that ousted the sitting prime minister, highlighting once again the superiority of the Commonwealth over the United Nations as an effective world organization.

I'm assuming it's business as usual over at the UN, where thug and semi-thug states hold a majority in the General Assembly. No doubt they're pleased to welcome in another to their esteemed ranks. Her Majesty's Commonwealth, on the other hand, is not so pleased, and is proving a useful instrument of promoting (and defending) Commonwealth values of democracy, development and good constitutional government. The Commonwealth's track record may not be perfect, but it has something of a record in this regard.

Long live the Commonwealth!

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