"Complicity with evil" : the United Nations in the age of modern genocide (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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"Complicity with evil" : the United Nations in the age of modern genocide

Author: Adam LeBor
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book is the first to examine in detail the crucial role of the Secretariat, its relationship with the Security Council, and the failure of UN officials themselves to confront genocide. LeBor argues the UN must return to its founding principles, take a moral stand, and set the agenda of the Security Council instead of merely following the lead of the great powers. LeBor draws on dozens of firsthand interviews  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam LeBor
ISBN: 0300111711 9780300111712 9780300126082 0300126085
OCLC Number: 69671923
Description: xx, 326 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A safe area --
Master drafters --
Countdown --
The fall --
Recently disturbed earth --
Silence in the Secretariat --
A Rwandan reprise --
Genocide, or maybe not --
A will and a way --
A meager reckoning --
Command responsibility.
Other Titles: United Nations in the age of modern genocide
Complicity with evil : the United Nations in the age of modern genocide
Responsibility: Adam LeBor.
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From the killing fields of Rwanda and Srebrenica a decade ago to those of Darfur, the United Nations has repeatedly failed to confront genocide. This book examines in detail the crucial role of the  Read more...


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"'Complicity with Evil is a riveting, if depressing, account of the UN's failure to act on the knowledge that mass murder is taking place.' Nick Cohen, The Observer 'LeBor writes honestly and Read more...

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