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Author Annan, Kofi A. (Kofi Atta)
Title Interventions : a life in war and peace / Kofi Annan with Nader Mousavizadeh.
Published New York : Penguin Press, 2012.
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Description xiv, 383 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Preface: The arc of intervention -- Prologue: Peacekeeper, peacemaker -- Independence: African beginnings -- Promises to keep: Somalia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and the trials of peacekeeping in a world of civil war -- Sovereignty and human rights: Kosovo, East Timor, Darfur, and the responsibility to protect -- A peoples/ United Nations: reforming global governance and restoring the rule of law -- The fate of the continent: Africa's wars, Africa's peace -- Redefining human security: the global fight against poverty and the millennium development goals --The world's fault line: peacemaking in the Middle East -- The wars of 9/11: terror, Afghanistan, Iraq, and the United Nations at the brink -- Epilogue: Dreams of a realist.
Summary With eloquence and immediacy, Annan writes about the highs and lows of his years at the United Nations: from shuttle-diplomacy during crises such as Kosovo, Lebanon and Israel-Palestine to the wrenching battles over the Iraq War to the creation of the landmark Responsibility to Protect doctrine.
Subject Annan, Kofi A. (Kofi Atta)
World politics -- 1989-
United Nations -- Biography.
Statesmen -- Ghana -- Biography.
Related Names Mousavizadeh, Nader.
ISBN 9781594204203
OCLC number 780063860