UN Secretary-General: Testing the Tightrope
As Winston Churchill said of his successor Clement Attlee, Ban Ki-Moon is a very modest man. It remains to be seen whether the United Nations Secretary-General also has ‘much to be modest about’. As the traditional hundred-day deadline for assessing new ofﬁce-holders approaches, there is a quite remarkable lack of information on which to base any assessment. Ban shows no sign of rushing.