The establishment of the United Nations : why the UN functions the way it does The search for rules or laws of war : forbidden strategies and weapons The role of the Security Council in war and peace, what does the UN charter say about war? the unique role of the security council The precedent of war crimes trials and the bases for the UN international criminal courts, early war crimes trials in the United States Establishing justice in the world : the special case of the ILO versus GATT, NAFTA, and the WTO.
"This book explores the structure of the UN, its achievements and its weaknesses, explaining what it can and cannot do, and why. It traces mankind's quest for international laws, especially with regard to war; and shows how the US shaped the UN and continues to direct and limit its functioning"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
UNR KZ4970 .W45 2005
KZ4970 .W45 2005
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