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Nightstalker
05-02-2004, 11:53 AM
'Emergency Sex and Other Desperate Measures: A True Story from Hell on Earth'
Stewart Stogel
Monday, May. 03, 2004
UNITED NATIONS – U.N. officials, including General Secretary Kofi Annan, are so afraid of a new book detailing stories of U.N. sex scandals and drug parties, they have threatened the authors with termination if the book ever gets published.

Already, the book, "Emergency Sex and Other Desperate Matters" (Miramax Books) by Kenneth Cain, Heidi Postlewait and Andrew Thomson -- two current and one former employee of the U.N.'s peacekeeping operations -- has provoked a storm of controversy inside the world body.


Now two of the authors could be out of job if U.N. censors have their way.

NewsMax first reported on the scandal in its April 18, 2004 Insider Report. Since then, NewsMax has obtained a copy of the publisher’s galleys.

The book is the personal memoirs of the trio chronicling their ten years together working in several U.N. peacekeeping operations, including operations in Cambodia, Somalia, Rwanda, Liberia, Haiti and the former Yugoslavia.

“Emergency Sex” is the first time such a book has been written from inside the U.N.'s peacekeeping operations and by two employees who are currently serving in the world body.

The book also may rank as one of the most sensational exposes of U.N. business -- including numerous, and supposedly true, stories of wild sex and drug parties involving U.N. officials.

Though the book is written and ready for press, U.N. officials, including those on General Secretary Kofi Annan’s staff have been working overtime to stop the book’s release, which is slated for June 1, 2004.

'Disciplinary Action'

NewsMax learned that on April 7, Postlewait and Thomson (the two current employees) were officially informed by the U.N. that if their book is publicly released they risk "disciplinary" action which could include termination.

United Nations’ rules prohibits employees from writing about activities related to their employment without approval. The authors never sought approval until confronted by U.N. officials, and when they did, it was denied.

Now a line in the sand has been drawn.

Miramax Books has said it is still going forward with publication since it is “not bound" by any obligations between the U.N. and the authors. Furthermore, U.N. press spokesman Fred Eckhard told NewsMax the U.N. "has little recourse" legally to stop Miramax.

However, Eckhard pointed out the U.N. could and may act against the authors.

"It's a political decision, but the authors have violated staff rules," he explained.

Another reason why the U.N. is in a tizzy over “Emergency Sex” is that additional whistleblowers are preparing tell-all books that could further tarnish the world body’s image.

Eckhard acknowledged that “two other books" may be in the works.

While the authors have not officially responded to the U.N. warning, Miramax sources explain they intend to put all three on a publicity tour to promote the upcoming book.

Meanwhile, the controversy over the book is reaching the highest levels at the U.N., and several ambassadors in the Security Council have requested copies of the "Emergency Sex” galleys to see what exactly the staffers are claiming.

The publication of the book will not help the U.N.’s already faltering image, as the organization is still reeling over allegations of massive embezzlements in its Iraq Oil-for-Food Program.

Nightstalker
05-03-2004, 05:42 AM
The left remains quiet, cat got your tongue? /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Nightstalker
05-03-2004, 01:19 PM
"The book also may rank as one of the most sensational exposes of U.N. business -- including numerous, and supposedly true, stories of wild sex and drug parties involving U.N. officials."
I will bet that ol' Clinton was either enjoying getting down with the U.N. during that time or he sure wishes that he did. Monica can't compare to wild sex and drug parties. /ccboard/images/graemlins/wink.gif

Wally_in_Cincy
05-03-2004, 01:28 PM
Clinton has made it known he wants to be UN Sec. Gen.

Now we know why LOL

Nightstalker
05-03-2004, 01:32 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Wally_in_Cincy:</font><hr> Clinton has made it known he wants to be UN Sec. Gen.

Now we know why LOL <hr /></blockquote>
Exactly, he wants in on all that wild action! /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif