AP Examines U.N. At 70, Debate Over Future Structure, Mission

Associated Press: Syria, Ebola Failures Highlight U.N. Shortcomings
“The worsening war in Syria, allegations of child sexual abuse by U.N. peacekeepers and the mishandling of the Ebola epidemic cast a spotlight on the inadequacies of the United Nations in a globalized world, operating with a power structure that hasn’t changed since 1945. … The paralysis shows in the debate over what the U.N. should be…” (Lederer, 9/23).