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U.S. national debate topic, 2004-2005 : the United Nations
Thomas, Cullen.
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Bronx, NY : H.W. Wilson, [2004]

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viii, 199 pages : 1 map ; 26 cm.
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This book examines the Korean peninsula, including the history and leadership of North and South Korea, aspects of everyday life, foreign relations, the economy of each country, and their military strategies for the 21st century.

Table of Contents

Jean KrasnoJohn Allphin Moore, Jr. and Jerry PubantzAbba EbanOliver Smith and Monica TedeschiFred PearceFrances WilliamsRuud LubbersPaddy AshdownKen DilanianSimon ChestermanSlobodan LekicMiles A. PomperLee Michael KatzShashi TharoorDiane SabomMadeleine K. AlbrightKofi A. Annan
Prefacep. vii
I. Origins and Major Effortsp. 1
Editor's Introductionp. 3
1) United Nationsp. 5
2) A Step Along an Evolutionary Path: The Founding of the United Nationsp. 15
3) The United Nations and World Historyp. 27
4) The U.N. Idea Revisitedp. 39
II. The Work of U.N. Programs and Specialized Agenciesp. 53
Editor's Introductionp. 55
1) Major Achievements of the United Nationsp. 57
2) An Interview with Carol Bellamy, Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fundp. 66
3) Earth Summit: The Planet Is at a Crucial Crossroadsp. 70
4) Doctor Who Pushed Health onto Global Political Agendap. 72
5) The Four "R"s of Refugeesp. 74
III. A History of Interventionp. 77
Editor's Introductionp. 79
1) Major Conflictsp. 81
2) What I Learned in Bosniap. 91
3) Tolerance Breaks out in Kosovop. 94
4) Walking Softly in Afghanistan: The Future of U.N. State-Buildingp. 99
5) What U.N. Did in East Timor--A Lesson for Iraq?p. 110
IV. The U.S. and the U.N.--A Troubled Affairp. 113
Editor's Introductionp. 115
1) U.N. Peacekeeping in Trouble as Cost and Controversy Growp. 117
2) Out of the Loopp. 127
3) Why America Still Needs the United Nationsp. 137
4) Right to the Brinkp. 148
V. Questions of Reform and the U.N.'s Futurep. 151
Editor's Introductionp. 153
1) From World Leaders Adopt "United Nations Millennium Declaration" at Conclusion of Extraordinary Three-Day Summitp. 155
2) U.N. Wants to Rule New World Orderp. 159
3) United Nationsp. 165
4) Defining a New Role for the United Nationsp. 173
Appendixp. 175
Bibliographyp. 181
Booksp. 183
Web Sitesp. 185
Additional Periodical Articles with Abstractsp. 187
Indexp. 193