Trouble At Turtle Bay

My column for the Weekly Standard has been posted: “Trouble At Turtle Bay.” As much as the U.N. has been in the news lately, it is remarkable how little attention has been paid to the organization’s proposed $1.2 billion headquarters renovation project, to be financed by American taxpayers. The funny thing–well, not so funny in view of the U.N.’s history–is that no one can figure out why the project should cost even half that much money. Donald Trump says there are only two possible explanations for the U.N.’s budget: fraud and incompetence. Read all about it, the U.N. scandal that hasn’t yet hit the radar screen, but should, and soon.

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