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The failure of the United Nations - My failure is maybe, in retrospective, that I was not enough aggressive with the members of the Security Council.

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

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The sketch always ended with the characters announcing "Boutros Boutros-Ghali" in place of "Goodbye". James May on episode 4 of the 19th season of Top Gear used Boutros-Ghali's name to make fun of Hammond's undiplomatic comments against Mexico with an ironical play on their names: "our director of international relations Boutros Boutros-Hammond". Richard Clarke (American counter-terrorism czar) Michael Sheehan and James Rubin participated in what they called "Operation Orient Express".

An academic and former Vice Foreign Minister of Egypt Boutros Boutros-Ghali oversaw the UN at a time when it dealt with several world crises including the breakup of Yugoslavia and the Rwandan Genocide. Boutros Boutros-Ghali (بطرس بطرس غالى Buṭrus Buṭrus Ghālī  Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [ˈbotɾos ˈɣæːli]; born 14 November 1922) is an Egyptian politician and diplomat who was the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) from January 1992 to December 1996.

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