In Peace, Power, and the United Nations: A Security System for the Twenty-first Century , a long-time practitioner in the field of international security presents a ground-breaking study of the applicability of the UN security system to contemporary power arrangements. Joseph Lorenz argues that today’s major threats to peace and stability -- the re
Table of Contents
Introduction and Summary -- Collective Security and Its Antecedents -- Collective Security in the League of Nations Scheme -- The UN Charter Approach to Managing Power -- Collective Force Theory and National Power -- Patterns for a UN Force: The Five-Power Talks of 1946 -- Korea and the Limits of Voluntary Enforcement Action -- Peacekeeping and Peaceful Settlement: Namibia and the Arab-Israeli Dispute -- The Gulf War and Its Implications for an International Deterrent Force -- Somalia and the Ambiguities of Peace Enforcement -- Problems on the Path to an International Deterrent System -- The Charter of the United Nations
Joseph P. Lorenz is at the U.S. Institute for Peace.