Nobody asked but …
Both recent and long term developments at the United Nations have been illuminated by newly discovered (by me) passages from Herodotus of Halicarnassus. They are:
Force has no place where there is need of skill.
I never yet feared those men who set a place apart in the middle of their cities where they gather to cheat one another and swear oaths which they break.
— Kilgore Forelle