American Interests and UN Reform, US Task Force on the United Nations, June 16, 2005 [report calling for significant changes in the UN, a number of which echo proposals advanced by the world body itself]. Excerpt:
Just as the United States today is restructuring its domestic institutions to deal with the realities of the post-9/11 world, so too must the United Nations transform itself. As it approaches its sixtieth anniversary, the United Nations needs reform and reinvigoration. Otherwise, the organization risks declining credibility, and its own future will be at risk. Millions of lives are at stake on these issues. These are the challenges on which this Task Force on the United Nations has focused its work.Read the full text of the report here. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chasehere.