• International Criminal Court United Countries States
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    World Politics International Criminal Court In the United States when a criminal goes from state to state it is hard to tell who has jurisdiction over the case. This is a problem because different states have different laws. Also different states may have more sever punishment for a crime than another state. The same is true for international criminals. Many a time a criminal will leave the country in which they have committed the crime so as to avoid prosecution. Then the country they go to wil...
  • Peacekeeping In The Post Cold War Era
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    The Future of United Nations Peacekeeping in the Post-Cold War Era By Michael Bassi k Introduction: The intense economic and diplomatic struggles that defined the Cold War greatly influenced United Nations peacekeeping tactics. From 1945 to 1991, the United Nations Security Council was constantly troubled by the lack of cooperation between the Council s permanent members, specifically the United States and the Soviet Union, whose constant political power struggle made collective security within ...
  • United Nations General Assembly
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    UN: United Nations The United Nations was established on October 29, 1945. The United Nations was formed right after World War 2. It was also formed for international assembly of Nations to bring world peace. The United Nations is the successor of the league of Nations, a kind of the same organization formed after World War 1 that failed to stop another war. The United Nations was first outlined in the Dumbarton Oaks Proposal of 1944. In the Yalta conference the biggest threes of those times, Un...
  • Human Rights Vs Sovereignty
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    By Gerard Chretien The massive, protracted bombing of Serbia was 'the first offensive action for NATO, and the first time that Allied armed forces were unleashed against a sovereign nation with which the United States was not formally at war or without express authorization by the United Nations Security Council,' observes Stephen Presser, professor of law at Northwestern University. 'What we were doing in the Balkans is part of the post-Vietnam creation of a new set of doctrines of internationa...
  • United Nations Reform Permanent Seat
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    United Nations Reform Many of the UN's functions and responsibilities have come under weighty circumstances. For example, the delegation of revenue to it's ramifications and the standard of which "who" will "maintain" a seat on the security council are two of the main topics. First off, financing the United Nations 15 specialized agencies, the UN itself, and roughly 9, 000 staff members (of which 40% are of professional grade) with the "Regular Budget" is a problem that continues to be major thr...
  • Humanitarian Intervention International Security Human
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    Humanitarian Intervention Introduction With the end of the Cold War there has been a profound increase in the interest taken by the international community in the area of Humanitarian intervention. Being in the military, and studying politics and history, it is safe to say that all of us here are familiar with Humanitarian Intervention in one form or another. Be it Northern Iraq, Somalia, Haiti, or Rwanda, it has been clear that human rights have become a priority. Tonight s presentation will di...
  • United Nations Council Security General
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    United Nations"5 W's"What: The political organization established 1945 by the allied powers who were later joined by other nations Who: Today there are 191 nations in the United Nations but It was originally started by those who were fighting against the axis powers. Where: It was decided to have it located in the Eastern United States, they bought land with money given by John D. Rockefeller Jr. along the East River in NYC. When: The United Nations was officially coined such in 1941 by Preside...
  • United Nations Research Assignment
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    United Nations Research Assignment Rael le Medias 1. Four of the UN's most important goals are: a) To keep the peace and stop war. b) To promote human rights and equality. c) To increase the amount of justice in the world. d) To keep international relations happy. 2. The UN's General Assembly has one seat and vote for every member in the assembly and meets once a year to talk about world problems and issues. There are 191 members. The General Assembly April 13 adopted the text of the Internatio...
  • Web Site Resolution Iraq Sunday
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    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Despite official Iraqi silence, Arab ministers indicated Sunday Saddam Hussein (news - web sites) was ready to accept a U. N. resolution to disarm, with Syria's foreign minister assuring Arab governments the Security Council document does not authorize the use of American military force. AP Photo AP Photo Slideshow: Iraq and Saddam Hussein Objections Emerge To U. S. Resolution (Reuters) If Baghdad fails to follow through, however, U. S. officials said a Pentagon (news - web ...
  • Blix Security Council
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    UNITED NATIONS (CNN) -- The United Nation's chief weapons inspector briefed the Security Council Tuesday, saying his inspectors would return to Iraq to resume looking for Iraq's weapons of mass destruction if that was what the council wanted. But at the same time, the White House was saying the U. S. -led coalition had taken over the job. The French ambassador to the United Nations presented a third view, saying some way should be found to coordinate the efforts of coalition inspection teams now...
  • Iraq's War United State
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    ANALYSIS After 12 years from the end of the Gulf War in 1991, the United States and Britain kept up a low-level conflict with Iraq and declared that their goal was to end the dictatorship of Saddam Hussein, and insisted that Iraq be disarmed of mass destruction weapons. In early 2002, the Bush administration announced that it considered Iraq to be part of an "axis of evil." Though United Nations arms inspections made increasing progress after their return in November and a large Security Council...
  • How To Fix Your Average United
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    How to fix your average United Nations. The United Nations doesnt work. As a whole it was a good idea after World War II, but it has failed as a whole. While it is still a good idea, it needs to go under huge reform in order to get changed. In order to get any power in the world, the United Nations needs to be granted real power over the people of the world, from dismantling the governments of the world. One world government under the United Nations or some form of universally combined governme...
  • General Assembly Member Nations Council
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    General Assembly resolutions contain decisions and recommendations adopted by the member nations of the General Assembly. These resolutions are not intended to be legally binding on the General Assembly's independent member nations. Consequently, a nation's own government must accept a General Assembly resolution before it can become binding upon that nation. Although General Assembly resolutions are not sources of law, they may contribute to the development of international law if they are supp...
  • Greek Cypriot Leaders Cyprus Turkish Cypriots
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    What is the Cyprus question Let us hear the answer from the Greek Cypriot and Greek leaders themselves: "I have struggled for the union of Cyprus with Greece, and Enosis will always be my deep national aspiration as it is the aspiration of all Greek Cypriots. My national creed has never changed and my career as a national leader has shown no inconsistency or contradiction. I have accepted independence instead of Enosis because certain external conditions and factors have not allowed a free choic...
  • Korean War Security Council
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    The situation facing the American leaders in Washington D. C. and also in Tokyo was very much the same. They both foresaw the likely dissolve of the South Korea army and government, and therefore the imminent engulfing of all Korea into a communist state. It was John Foster Dulles, later to be President Dwight Eisenhower s secretary of state, who pointed out the way to the beginning course the United States were to follow. In the thought of bipartisan foreign policy, Dulles had recently appointe...
  • The War In Iraq Term Paper
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    U. S. History The War in Iraq Since the end of the Gulf War of 1991, Iraq's relations with the United States remained poor. In the absence of a Security Council agreement that Iraq had fully complied with the terms of the Persian Gulf War ceasefire, both the United Nations and the United States enforced numerous economic sanctions against Iraq throughout the Clinton administration, and the United States and the United Kingdom patrolled Iraqi airspace to enforce Iraqi no-fly zones that ...
  • France's Interests In The Un Security Council
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    Today, the security council still represents the Global System in 1945. The five emerging superpowers after WWII include France, the United States, Britain, Russia, and China. These are considered the permanent members on the council and can veto any resolution or act that the council tries to pass. There is much controversy over the permanent members of the Security Council. There have been several recent proposals by Thomas L. Friedman to replace France with India as a permanent member on the...
  • Security Council Law United Foreign
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    Name: "Why the Security Council Failed" Author: Michael J. Glennon Publication Details: Foreign Affairs, May/June 2003. vol. 82, no. 3 pp 16-34 The author, Michael J. Glennon read for a B. A. in Political Science on full scholarship at the University of Minnesota, where he was successfully admitted to bar. He wears many hats as he is a professor of International law; member of various boards like the American Law Institute; a consultant to Senate Foreign Relations Committee; author of several b...
  • Expanding The Security Council
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    Expanding the Security Council is an issue that I was thinking about for long time. Many countries believe that they should become members of the Big Five club; they demand the expanding of the council. Countries like Japan, Germany, Italy and even some under developed countries like South Africa, Egypt, Brazil and other countries want the privileges of being permanents members of the Security Council. On the other hand, the five VETO holders will not accept some other countries to hold their po...
  • Aids Horrors Africa Security Million
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    Horrors in the news Action on AIDS in Africa Imagine 40 million hungry and destitute orphans in sub-Saharan Africa by the year 2010 roaming the streets without schooling and work, prime candidates for the criminal gangs, marauding militias and child armies that have slaughtered and mutilated tens of thousands of civilians in countries like sierra Leone and Liberia in the last decade. This is the kind of nightmare that prompted the united nations security council to convene yesterday for an unpre...