Seems like you feel the need to REPOST your own threads:-
http://www.austinnews.net/story/650022The UN has said it wants some of its one thousand foreign staff to leave Afghanistan.
The United Nations has announced plans to withdraw foreign staff members from the area due to increased security threats and an escalation in violence.
UN officials have said the staff members will go to Kuwait until they are re-assigned.
seems like them UN workers are abandoning ship....
Its S.O.P. for the U.N. to remove unarmed aid workers out of the line of fire, no matter which country the mission is in.
If local and N.A.T.O. security forces cannot guarantee their safety, then there is no reason to put their lives on the line.
Be in warzones, trying to broker peace?
Otherwise, in my humble opinion with my experience with the UN, what exactly are they good for? BBQ's and beach parties, expensive hotels and hookers.
On the brightside, they do contribute some to the local economy, but over all?
It didn't start out that way, and it doesn't have to be that way now.