War in Our Time: Reflections on Iraq, Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction
Thakur, Ramesh (2007). War in Our Time: Reflections on Iraq, Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction. United Nations University Press.
Author Thakur, Ramesh Title War in Our Time: Reflections on Iraq, Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction Volume/Issue No. 4 Publication Date 2007-04-08 Place of Publication Tokyo Publisher United Nations University Press Pages 7 Language eng Abstract n this policy brief, based on the book with the same title, Ramesh Thakur argues that Iraq confi rms that, as with terrorism, a war of aggression is an unacceptable tactic no matter how just the cause. What was meant as an awesome demon- stration of limitless American might and willpower turned out to prove the limits of American power in defeating even a small band of insur- gents fi ghting urban warfare with their own bodies as the primary weapon-delivery system. The fallout with respect to Iran suggests that the United Nations cannot contemp- tuously be brushed aside as irrele- vant and disposable in one crisis, only to be lifted out of the rubbish bin of history, dusted off and put to use in another. Copyright Holder United Nations University Copyright Year 2007 Copyright type Creative commons ISSN 1814802 ISBN 9789280830
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