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Can the UN step up and do its job?

Amanda Vanstone
By Amanda Vanstone
Updated April 27 2022 - 11:30pm, first published 7:30pm
A destroyed tank and a damaged apartment building from heavy fighting are seen in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatist forces in Mariupol on Tuesday. Picture: AAP

The war in Ukraine invites us to consider the role of the United Nations. It is worth remembering the purpose of the UN is to help the world manage conflict.

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Amanda Vanstone

Amanda Vanstone is a former senator for South Australia, a former Howard government minister, and a former ambassador to Italy. She hosts Counterpoint on ABC Radio National and writes fortnightly for ACM.

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