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The League Of Nations And The Failures Of The United Nations

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The United Nations is an organisation which was set up in 1945 to replace the League of Nations. The organisation has established a charter which states the core beliefs and purposes for the UN are global world peace and security, human rights, disarmament, humanitarian and health crisis' and sustainable development. However, this organisation has failed its intentions. The United Nations is corrupted due to it's elitist tendencies with the 5 permanent power veto rule at the Security Council rendering any possible actions of good to be stopped by the selfish acts of states deemed more powerful. This essay will state the failures of the United Nations, the structure and history of the UN which explains why this organisation is a facade for peace. The United Nations was set up in 1945 by the former president of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt. The organisation began originally with only 51 member states however it now grown to 193, although some may see this as an increase in power it has not resulted in greater influence. The United Nations predecessor was the League of Nations, this organisation failed due to its passive actions towards war mongers such as Hitler and questionable altruism towards states which had a greater influence globally seen in both the Abyssinian crisis of 1935 and the Manchurian crisis in 1931. The UN was set up with a similar peacekeeping ideology of the League of Nations. Sadly, just like the League of Nations the UN has became an
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