United Nations and Iraq-Kuwait Conflict, 1990-1996

United Nations and Iraq-Kuwait Conflict, 1990-1996

by United Nations, United Nations Dept. of Public Information
     
 

The response of the United Nations and its Member States to the August 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq, highlighted the extraordinary strengths of the Organization and its capacity to act decisively, when consensus exists, as a force for international peace and security. The United Nations and the Iraq-Kuwait Conflict, 1990-1996 is a comprehensive account of the… See more details below

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The response of the United Nations and its Member States to the August 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq, highlighted the extraordinary strengths of the Organization and its capacity to act decisively, when consensus exists, as a force for international peace and security. The United Nations and the Iraq-Kuwait Conflict, 1990-1996 is a comprehensive account of the Organization's multifaceted efforts to reverse Iraq's aggression, to restore the sovereignty of Kuwait, to promote - through innovative mechanisms and a sustained involvement - long-term peace and stability in the region and to deal with a complex humanitarian emergency.

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A comprehensive account of the United Nations' response to the August 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq and its efforts to reverse Iraq's aggression and restore the sovereignty of Kuwait. Contains some 200 UN documents, including resolutions, reports on Iraq's weapons programs, and communications among Iraq, Kuwait, other Member States, and the Secretary-General. Includes a lengthy introduction by Secretary- General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, plus b&w maps. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789211005967
Publisher:
United Nations Publications
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Series:
Blue Books Series
Pages:
852
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.96(h) x 2.02(d)

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