TITLE

A new world's signs of confusion

AUTHOR(S)
Budiansky, Stephen
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;9/20/93, Vol. 115 Issue 11, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses problems that the United States faces in its effort to bolster the United Nations (U.N.) as an instrument of international law and order. Details of new plan which envisions a vast expansion of the U.N.'s responsibilities for keeping order in the new world; Deepening confusion of U.N. power and the trappings of power in Somalia; How the fight to rescue the starving has now become a fight to rescue the U.N.'s reputation and authority.
ACCESSION #
9309150002

 

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