The Puffington Host reports that the war on drugs is lost:
Why We Lost The War On Drugs
Their source is the UN's Global Commission. So the UN is throwing the word failure around pretty liberally.
Long List of U.N. Failures
Dutch Government resigns as a result of U.N. "peace-keeping".
Savery in Sudan: FAIL.
Sierra Leone: FAIL.
1994 Rwanda Massacre: FAIL.
Zimbabwe white farmer disaster: FAIL.
North Korea WMD enforcement: FAIL.
Iran WMD enforecement: FAIL.
East Timor: FAIL.
Afghanistan Buddist art save: FAIL.
Angola civil war refugees: FAIL.
Kashmir dispute: FAIL.
Somalia crisis: FAIL.
Bosnia crisis: FAIL.
On the other hand, I guess they should know what failure is.