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Land of blue helmets : the United Nations and the Arab world

Author: Karim Makdisi; Vijay Prashad
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017] ©2017
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Genre/Form: Livres numériques
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karim Makdisi; Vijay Prashad
ISBN: 9780520961982 0520961986
OCLC Number: 1015178193
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (528 pages)
Contents: The role of the UN Secretary General: a historical assessment / Andrew Gilmour --
Palestine, the Third World, and the UN as seen from a Special Commission / Lori Allen --
On behalf of the United Nations: serving as Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council for Palestinian Territories occupied since 1967 / Richard Falk --
The UN statehood bid: Palestine's flirtation with multilateralism / Noura Erakat --
Why the UN is not the problem in Syria / Asli Bali and Aziz Rana --
Constructing Security Council Resolution 1701 for Lebanon in the shadow of the "War on Terror" / Karim Makdisi --
The UN Security Council and ghosts of Iraq / Poorvi Chitalkar and David M. Malone --
Iraq: war, sanctions, and more: twenty years in the shadow of Chapter VII / Coralie Hindawi --
Libya: a UN resolution and NATO's failure to protect / Jeff Bachman --
Peacekeeping and the Arab world: India's rise and its impact on UN missions in Sudan / Zachariah Mampilly The UN human rights game and the Arab region: playing not to lose / Fateh Azzam --
The politics of the sanctions on Iraq and the UN humanitarian exception / Hans Christof von Sponeck --
An agency for the Palestinians / Jalal Al Husseini --
Challenged but steadfast: nine years with Palestinian refugees and UNRWA / Filippo Grandi --
UNHCR and the Iraq Refugee Operation (2007-2009): resettling refugees, changing the Middle East humanitarian landscape / Arafat Jamal --
The Syrian refugee crisis in the Middle East / Shaden Khallaf --
The Middle East: a mandatory return to humanitarian action / Caroline Abu-Sada --
The UN, ESCWA, and development in the Arab world / Omar Dahi --
The United Nations and Palestine, liberation and development / Raja Khalidi --
Peacebuilding in Palestine: Western strategies in the context of colonization / Mandy Turner --
ILO and workers' rights in the Arab region: the need to return to the basics / Walid Hamdan Development as counterinsurgency in peacekeeping: the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) and "Quick Impact Projects" / Susanne Kassem --
The protective shields: civil society organizations and the UN in the Arab region / Kinda Mohamadieh.
Responsibility: edited by Karim Makdisi and Vijay Prashad.

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