Michael Howard, 9 September 1993
Show More The Evolution of UN Peacekeeping: Case Studies and Comparative Analysis edited by William Durch.
St Martin’s, 509 pp., £29.95, May 1993, 0 312 06600 7Show More
“... Peacekeeping’ as such was almost unheard of when the United Nations was established in 1945. Certainly it found no place in the original UN Charter. Peace, it was then assumed, would be maintained by settling disputes peacefully, and for that the UN would provide good offices under Chapter VI. ‘Threats to peace’ would come from overt acts of aggression such as were fresh in the minds of all who assembled in San Francisco to draft the Charter in April 1945, and for these Chapter VII made provision ...”