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United Nations and the Iraq-Kuwait Conflict 1990-1996, The

  • Author: UN, DPI
  • Publication date: February 1996
  • Page count: 852
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 96.I.3

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The response of the United Nations and its Member States to the August 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq, highlighted the extraordinary strengths of the Organization and its capacity to act decisively, when consensus exists, as a force for international peace and security. The United Nations and the Iraq-Kuwait Conflict, 1990-1996 is a comprehensive account of the Organization's multifaceted efforts to reverse Iraq's aggression, to restore the sovereignty of Kuwait, to promote - through innovative mechanisms and a sustained involvement - long-term peace and stability in the region and to deal with a complex humanitarian emergency.