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Author Shawcross, William.

Title Deliver us from evil : peacekeepers, warlords, and a world of endless conflict / William Shawcross
Published New York : Simon & Schuster, [2000]


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Description 447 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Contents -- Prologue: The World?s Texan -- 1 Another World War -- 2 From Phnom Penh to Sarajevo -- 3 Remaking Cambodia -- 4 Crossing the Mogadishu Line -- 5 Genocide in Our Time -- 6 Bosnian Endgame -- 7 Cultures of Impunity -- 8 Uniting Nations -- 9 Sunday in Baghdad -- 10 Into Africa -- 11 Political Prison -- 12 Iraq Again -- 13 Desert Encounters -- 14 From Kosovo to East Timor -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Select Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Summary "The end of the Cold War was followed by a decade of regional and ethnic wars, massacres and forced exiles, and by constant calls for America to lead the international community as chief peacekeeper. The efforts of that community - identified with the United Nations but often dominated by the world's wealthy nations - have had mixed results." "Shawcross, a veteran of many war zones, has had broad access to global policymakers, including UN secretary general Kofi Annan, high American diplomats, peacekeepers and humanitarian-aid professionals. He has traveled with them to some of the world's most horrifying killing fields. Deliver Us from Evil is his report on the many crises faced by the international community and its servants as they struggle to respond around the world. He brings home the price many have paid attempting to restore peace and help alleviate terrible suffering. He illuminates the risks we face in a complex and dangerous world."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [421]-422) and index
Subject Military history -- 20th century.
Military history, Modern -- 20th century.
World politics -- 1989-
LC no. 99058915
ISBN 068483233X
0743200284 (paperback)