"Eventually Guinea turned to communist Russia with even greater consequences."
What did you mean by that? Wikipedia is prety succint on this:
"Following France's withdrawal, Guinea quickly aligned itself with the Soviet Union and adopted socialist policies. This alliance was short lived, however, as Guinea moved towards a Chinese model of socialism."
"Iraq, one of the biggest international disasters since the Berlin Wall fell, was caused by shitty intelligence and fear of the unknown. Saddam really dismantled his WMD program, bu the US, based on fear, assumed he was hiding it."
Viktor Bout is serving 25 year sentence in an American jail after being arrested in Thailand and extradicted to the US. The former CIA Milan station chief, who's been convicted in absentia by an Italian court, has been arrested in Panama and released next day instead of being extradited to Italy.
The UN is broadly as impartial and 'intelligent' as its voting members, which is kinda by design. The happy reality is that the UN is successful at most of the almost unimaginably diverse myriad of thing it's has to do. It seems to me to be a great choice for the role.
Except 5, other countries don't have a permanent say in the system. The 5 can veto any resolution. The sad reality is that UN has been successful on various issues (while still failing on very many) despite being an utterly undemocratic establishment and that is constantly being used as an excuse to continue with the current system.
That's essentially correct. Funny thing is, people outside the US consider the UN a Trojan horse for US hegemony; many living inside the US consider the UN a Trojan horse for destroying US sovereignty.
This and a few others. Going through the wired archives you'll find many examples of nuclear false alarms and brinkmanship where the only thing stopping annihilation is an officer ignoring or delaying the order to launch .
There is a leaked Nuland-Pyatt call  where State Department officials discuss that their Ukrainian puppets must not compromise .
Next, there is a speech where Nuland brags about "investing" $5 billion dollars in Ukraine to help it "achieve its European aspirations" .
And here is an article  about part of the money going to unknown recipients or political parties and NGOs.