Whatever else did anyone think the United Nations was other than a chance for the smaller ones to collect a little rent from the richer ones?
Dirty work: Buying votes at the UN Security Council
Axel Dreher, Valentin Lang, B. Peter Rosendorff, James Vreeland 24 November 2018
Countries that vote with the US when serving on the UN Security Council also receive more financial assistance. This column uses voting records in the Council to show that when these countries were US allies, they received more in US aid, but when the countries were not natural allies, they received more financial assistance from US-dominated international institutions instead.…See More