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New world disorder : the UN after the Cold War : an insider's view

Author: David Hannay
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, ©2008.
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The end of the Cold War triggered a historic shift in world politics, and nowhere was this more keenly felt than in the United Nations. This is an insider's account of that turbulent period. Lord Hannay, who, as Britain's representative to the UN, sat in the Security Council from the time of Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait until the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia (1990-1995), gives a first hand view of events as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hannay, David.
New world disorder.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, ©2008
(DLC) 2008531283
(OCoLC)176926064
Named Person: David Hannay; David Hannay
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Hannay
ISBN: 9781441600059 1441600051 9780857715166 085771516X
OCLC Number: 313411796
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (322 pages)
Contents: A personal introduction --
The United Nations at the end of the Cold War --
The work of the United Nations and its structure --
1990: reversing an aggression --
1991: war and peace; and state failure --
1992: the crest of the wave --
1993: the tipping point --
1994: the heart of darkness --
1995: recessional --
The path to reform --
The High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change: the people and the process --
The Panel's report --
From the launch to the Summit and beyond --
Looking back and looking ahead.
Responsibility: David Hannay.

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Serves as a source of information for people seeking to understand the structures, dynamics and trends of world politics. This book also offers an account of the turning points in world history.  Read more...

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