“This is a very, very grave mistake. We are in the process of an enormous effort to achieve substantial reform at the United Nations, and it is a difficult effort, but it is an effort that we feel very strongly about. And to have the Deputy Secretary General criticize the United States can only do grave harm to the United Nations.” – John Bolton, US Ambassador to the UN on the BBC’s Today Programme. 8th June 2006.
When I heard that, driving in to work the other day, my first thought was “that is a threat”.
Am I right. IS that a threat? Or am I missing something here?