Delusions of Grandeur: The United Nations and Global Intervention
by Ted Galen Carpenter (ed.)
Publisher: Cato Institute 1997
Number of pages: 284
The authors assess the UN's performance on a wide range of issues, offering both cautious hope for the organization's potential as a modest diplomatic forum and a cautionary tale to those who contemplate entrusting the organization with an overly ambitious political, economic, and security agenda.
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