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What"s wrong with the United Nations--and what"s right

Charles William Maynes

What"s wrong with the United Nations--and what"s right

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Published by Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations -- United States,
  • United Nations -- Finance

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChalres William Maynes
    SeriesCurrent policy - Dept. of State ; no. 49
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14938267M

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What"s wrong with the United Nations--and what"s right by Charles William Maynes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Six decades after its establishment, the United Nations and its system of related agencies and programs are perpetually in crisis. While the twentieth-century’s world wars gave rise to ground-breaking efforts at international organization in andtoday’s UN is ill-equipped to deal with contemporary challenges to world order/5(9).

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What's wrong with the United Nations--and what's right. [Washington]: Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles William Maynes; United States.

Department of State. Six decades after its establishment, the United Nations and its system of related agencies and programs is perpetually in crisis.

While World War I and World War II gave rise to ground-breaking efforts at international organization in andthe UN today seems ill-equipped to deal with modern challenges to world order. Neither the end of the Cold War nor the aftermath of 9/11 has led. On the other hand, this is also a strength, as by asking what is wrong with the United Nations and how it is should be fixed, Weiss is asking a much more difficult question about the types of institutions which should be playing a role in global governance.

What's Wrong with the United Nations and How to Fix It, by Thomas G. Weiss, is an in-depth introspection into the history of the United Nations and the challenges it has faced in meeting the challenges of the post Cold War era/5(8). Thomas G. Weiss argues member states should take their share of the blame for the UN's failings.

Le machin, "the thing", is what Charles de Gaulle famously dubbed the United Nations, thereby dismissing international co-operation as frivolous in comparison with the red meat of international affairs, realpolitik. A more constructive perspective is provided in the book, What’s Wrong with the United Nations and How to Fix it, authored by Thomas G.

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Weiss. Year: Edition: 3rd Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them., Free ebooks since [email protected] Six decades after its establishment, the United Nations and its system of related agencies and programs are perpetually in crisis.

While the twentieth-century’s world wars gave rise to ground-breaking efforts at international organization in andtoday’s UN is ill-equipped to deal with contemporary challenges to world order.

The book offers a variety of proposals for strengthening the UN's capacity and ends provocatively by noting that whereas earlier generations of internationalists, most prominently those of the s, spoke seriously of the need for world government, today's internationalists hide behind vague notions of.

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