reports that the reproduction of Pablo Picasso’s Guernica hanging at the entrance of the United Nations in New York, has been covered by a curtain. “A diplomat stated that it would not be an appropriate background if the ambassador of the United States at the U.N. John Negroponte, or Powell, talk about war surrounded with women, children and animals shouting with horror and showing the suffering of the bombings.” You wouldn’t want people to be reminded of some of the real effects of war.