In 2005 the UN will reach the age when people start to think about retirement. We give the organization itself a health check. Is there life in the Leviathan yet - or is it turning turtle? Unreformed since the day it was born, it has fulfilled neither the best nor the worst expectations of it. With the occupation of Iraq, and no change in the White House, is the UN now set to become irrelevant - or indispensable?
January 2005, Issue 375