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Interventions : a life in war and peace

Author: Kofi A Annan; Nader Mousavizadeh
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With eloquence and immediacy, Annan writes about the highs and lows of his years at the United Nations: from shuttle-diplomacy during crises such as Kosovo, Lebanon and Israel-Palestine to the wrenching battles over the Iraq War to the creation of the landmark Responsibility to Protect doctrine.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Kofi A Annan; Kofi A Annan; Kofi Annan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kofi A Annan; Nader Mousavizadeh
ISBN: 9781594204203 1594204209
OCLC Number: 780063860
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 383 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface: The arc of intervention --
Prologue: Peacekeeper, peacemaker --
Independence: African beginnings --
Promises to keep: Somalia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and the trials of peacekeeping in a world of civil war --
Sovereignty and human rights: Kosovo, East Timor, Darfur, and the responsibility to protect --
A peoples' United Nations: reforming global governance and restoring the rule of law --
The fate of the continent: Africa's wars, Africa's peace --
Redefining human security: the global fight against poverty and the millennium development goals --The world's fault line: peacemaking in the Middle East --
The wars of 9/11: terror, Afghanistan, Iraq, and the United Nations at the brink --
Epilogue: Dreams of a realist.
Responsibility: Kofi Annan with Nader Mousavizadeh.

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With eloquence and immediacy, Annan writes about the highs and lows of his years at the United Nations: from shuttle-diplomacy during crises such as Kosovo, Lebanon and Israel-Palestine to the wrenching battles over the Iraq War to the creation of the landmark Responsibility to Protect doctrine.

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