TITLE

A Lesson from South Africa

AUTHOR(S)
Buckley Jr., Wm. F.
PUB. DATE
July 1976
SOURCE
National Review;7/23/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 27, p802
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the lessons that can be learned from the social unrest in South Africa in 1976. It describes the social conditions in the country. It criticizes the decision of the United Nations Security Council to vote against the use force to stop rioters from killing non-rioters. It supports the use of force in restoring law and order in the country. It argues that the United Nations Security Council did not act according to its true responsibilities by restricting the use of force in preventing the social unrest.
ACCESSION #
6079416

 

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