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Same counts for the UN. Yes, Europeans have a bulk of seats, but wouldn't you say, the one veto seat by the US counts more than all non French, non UK seats together, with France and UK not always really doing pan-European decision and UK often voting along US lines, instead of along the lines of the majority of continental European votes?

Africa has lots of seats, too, with not exactly a lot of power.

Der Amerikaner ist die Orchidee unter den Menschen
Volker Pispers

by Martin (weiser.mensch(at)googlemail.com) on Mon Aug 25th, 2008 at 11:04:11 AM EST
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... after all, to avoid the risk of the General Assembly accumulating real power.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.
by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Tue Aug 26th, 2008 at 10:15:04 AM EST
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