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United Nations, Iran, and Iraq : How Peacemaking Changed - Cameron R. Hume

United Nations, Iran, and Iraq

How Peacemaking Changed

Hardcover Published: 22nd May 1994
ISBN: 9780253328748
Number Of Pages: 288

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"Hume has written a ground-breaking study... his analysis is thoughtful and objective in the best tradiiton of the practitioner scholar." -- Choice

..". a ground-breaking book written by a rising star of the American diplomatic service who was himself intimately involved in the Beekman Place negotiations... Mr. Hume... guides the reader through the complex diplomacy that surrounded the Iraq-Iran war, showing how the great powers came to recognize that ending the conflict was in their interests." -- Paul Lewis, New York Times Book Review

"Cameron Hume shows how the problems and perils arising from the war served as timely grist to the mills of the Security Council at the UN... This is something that well deserves to be saved from oblivion." -- The Economist

..". well-informed... an ably written diplomatic history that will be referred to for years to come by those who want to understand how the United Nations is meant to operate."A -- Foreign Affairs

"This book describes how the member states operate, in good times and bad. And it does so with grace and insight." -- Gary Sick, Middle East Journal

..". a serious and insightful account of the changing role of the UN in the Iran-Iraq conflict... by an able diplomat who was directly involved." -- Shibley Telhami

"This insider's account of the revolutionary changes in the U.N. Security Council... is a major contribution to understanding why the U.N. and the Council are now more effective and more used.... a well-written, important book." -- U.S. Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering

Hume's authoritative account follows the transformation of the Security Council, since 1985, from a stage for acrimonious public diplomacy into a forum where governments collaborate to settle regional disputes.

In the Postwar World
A Structure for Diplomacyp. 5
Setting Outp. 14
Over the Edge to Warp. 29
Five Years of Warp. 42
The Permanent Membersp. 55
The Turning Point
Signs of Changep. 73
Perez de Cuellar's Movep. 88
A Meeting of the Mindsp. 103
Making It Workp. 117
Peacekeeping or Sanctionsp. 131
A New Era
Diplomacy Yields to Warp. 149
From Tragedy to Cease-Firep. 162
The Permanent Members Working Togetherp. 176
Opening the New Erap. 187
Into the Futurep. 203
Documentary Annex
Charter of the United Nations, Chapters VI and VIIp. 219
Negotiating Texts, 1987 and 1988p. 222
Annual Joint Statements of Permanent Members, 1987-1990p. 231
Table of Kuwait Resolutions, August-November 1990p. 236
Notesp. 237
Bibliographyp. 256
Indexp. 263
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780253328748
ISBN-10: 0253328748
Series: An Institute for the Study of Diplomacy
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 22nd May 1994
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.16 x 16.1  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.57

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