Preventive Diplomacy: Stopping Wars Before They Start / Edition 2 by Kevin M. Cahill | 9780415922852 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Preventive Diplomacy: Stopping Wars Before They Start / Edition 2

Preventive Diplomacy: Stopping Wars Before They Start / Edition 2

by Kevin M. Cahill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415922852

ISBN-13: 9780415922852

Pub. Date: 09/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

"One of the supreme creations of the human spirit is the idea of prevention. Like liberty and equality, it is a seminal concept drawn from a reservoir of optimism that centuries of epidemics, famines, and wars have failed to deplete... At present only problems that attain crisis proportion seem to attract the attention of politicians or diplomats. Our leaders simply

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"One of the supreme creations of the human spirit is the idea of prevention. Like liberty and equality, it is a seminal concept drawn from a reservoir of optimism that centuries of epidemics, famines, and wars have failed to deplete... At present only problems that attain crisis proportion seem to attract the attention of politicians or diplomats. Our leaders simply are not attuned to deal with incipient disorders at a time when prevention is possible." --Kevin Cahill M.D.

In matters of peace and security, as in medicine, prevention is self-evidently better than cure. It saves lives and money and it forestalls suffering." --Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, from Preventative Diplomacy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415922852
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
REVISED & UPDATED
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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