“The U.N. Security Council. What’s Up With That?  And 9 other truly absurd features of contemporary geopolitics.”

Source: foreignpolicy.com

“Some of these absurdities persist because they’ve been around a long time, or because powerful interests defend them vigorously, or because they align with broader social prejudices. Some of them may in fact be defensible, but we should still bring such oddities out into the open air on occasion and ask ourselves if they really make sense.”

Tags: political, geopolitics.