A man inspects the damage at a UN school in Gaza after it was hit by an Israeli missile  [EPA]
During Israel's assault on Gaza it was not only the Palestinians who were targetted. On several occasions, the United Nations also found itself in the firing line.

In this episode of Frost over the World, Sir David talks to Ban Ki-moon the UN secretary-general and asks him if the full investigation he requested after the attacks is going ahead.

This episode of Frost over the World aired from Friday, January 30, 2009.

Ban Ki-moon


The United Nations secretary-general talks to Sir David about the Israeli airstrikes on UN buildings in Gaza.

Ban also announces the UN's plans for an emergency appeal for humanitarian aid for the people of Gaza.

Martin Sorrell and Simon Long


Advertising guru, Sir Martin Sorrell, joins Sir David from the World Economic Forum in Davos to talk about the future of the world economy.

Plus, Sir David is joined by Simon Long, the Asia editor of The Economist, to talk about censorship and lese majeste laws in Thailand.

Jimmy Osmond


The singer, actor and entrepreneur was the youngest member of The Osmonds.

He is currently guest starring in the hit musical Grease in London's West End.

He joins the show to talk about his 40 years in show business. 

Knox Chitiyo and Laura Schwartz


Knox Chitiyo, the head of the African unit at UK think-tank RUSI, discusses the decision by Morgan Tsvangarai to join a unity government with Robert Mugabe.

Plus, Laura Schwartz, a former Clinton aide, discusses how Barack Obama, the US president, is getting on in his new job.


Source: Al Jazeera