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Surrender is not an option : defending america at the united nations and abroad.

Author: JOHN R BOLTON
Publisher: NEW YORK SIMON & SCHUSTER 2007.
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The straight-talking conservative former US Ambassador to the United Nations recounts his tenure at the UN.

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Named Person: John R Bolton; John R Bolton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: JOHN R BOLTON
ISBN: 1416552847 9781416552840
OCLC Number: 224250135
Contents: Early days --
The Reagan revolution and the Bush 41 thermidor --
Cutting Gulliver loose : protecting American sovereignty in good deals and bad --
Following the yellow cake road on North Korea --
Leaving the driving to the EU : negotiations über alles with Iran --
Why do I want this job? --
Arriving at the UN : fear and loathing in New York --
Sisyphus in the twilight zone : fixing the broken institution, or trying to --
As good as it gets : the Security Council --
Electing the new secretary general : Ban Ki-moon is coming to town --
Security Council successes on North Korea --
Iran in the Security Council : the EU-3 find new ways to give in --
Darfur and the weakness of UN peacekeeping in Africa --
Israel and Lebanon : surrender as a matter of high principle at the UN --
Recessional --
Free at last : back to the firing line.

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"An exceptionally well-written account of Ambassador Bolton's experiences in that most obtuse of all human institutions -- The United Nations...The story he tells is sometimes amusing, sometimes Read more...

 
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