David M. Malone

in The International Struggle Over Iraq

Published in print June 2006 | ISBN: 9780199278572
Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191604119 | DOI:

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This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the UN Security Council’s involvement in Iraq. It then provides background information on the Iraqi state, Saddam Hussein, the mood in the UN Security Council, post-Cold War US multilateralism, and the split between the P-5 (Permanent Five members of the Security Council). An overview of the chapters included in this volume is presented.

Keywords: United Nations; UN Security Council; Saddam Hussein; United States; multilateralism; P-5

Chapter.  8893 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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