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A "Clean" Election for UN Secretary-General Gets Dirty

Kristalina Georgieva, Bulgaria's Eleventh-Hour Candidate for UN Secretary-General A last-minute push by Angela Merkel and shady elements in Eastern Europe seeks to discredit Irina Bokova, UNESCO's admired Director-General, and insert a darling of the European far-right in her stead. by Joseph Braude NEW YORK While Americans and many in the world have been focused on the dramatic U.
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