The Wars on Terrorism and Iraq
Human Rights, Unilateralism and US Foreign Policy
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Wars on Terrorism and Iraq by Thomas G. Weiss
Book Description'If I had the power to do so, I would make this book compulsory reading for all who exercise political power in our world today! Instead, I will keep my fingers crossed that it will be read by as many members of Congress and of the current US administration as possible, and by a wide cross-section of policy analysts, diplomats, academics and human rights defenders.' - Mary Robinson, Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Wars on Terrorism and Iraq provides a timely and critical analysis of the impact of the wars on terrorism and Iraq on human rights particularly internationally, as well as related tensions between unilateralism and multilateralism in US foreign policy. The distinguished contributors examine the consequences for international relations and world order of the traditional standard bearer for human rights and democracy (the United States) appearing not to be championing the rule of law and negotiated conflict resolution. The authors also suggest effective policies to promote greater fulfilment of human rights in order to achieve peaceful accord within nations, and stability internationally.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415700627
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Thomas G. Weiss
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Seven decades after its establishment, the United Nations and its system of related organizations and programs are perpetually in crisis.
United Nations and Changing World Politics, Paperback (August 2016)
Explores seven turbulent decades of UN politics through three critical themes of international relations.
Humanitarian Intervention, Paperback (March 2016)View all books by Thomas G. Weiss
A singular development in the post-Cold War era is the use of military force to protect human beings. From Rwanda to Kosovo, Sierra Leone to East Timor, and Libya to Cote d'Ivoire, soldiers have rescued civilians in some of the world's most notorious war zones.
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Author Biography - Thomas G. Weiss
Thomas G. Weiss is Presidential Professor at The CUNY Graduate Center and Director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, where he is co-director of the United Nations Intellectual History Project and editor of Global Governance. He has written or edited some 30 books about multilateral approaches to international peace and security, humanitarian action, and sustainable development. Margaret E. Crahan is the Dorothy Epstein Professor of Latin American History at Hunter College and The CUNY Graduate Center and a Senior Research Associate of the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University. John Goering is a Professor at the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College of the City University of New York. From 1997 to Spring 1999, he served on the staff of the White House Initiative on Race.
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