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Title Nation against nation : what happened to the U.N. dream and what the U.S. can do about it / Thomas M. Franck.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1985.


 Main Stacks  JZ4986 .F72 1985    AVAILABLE
Description viii, 334 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Bibliography: p. [273]-315.
Note Includes index.
Subject United Nations.
United Nations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-
Contents Introduction -- Great expectations -- Happy and misleading auguries -- Et tu, Nehru -- "A rather good document" -- The end of innocence -- His sisters and his cousins and his aunts : the United Nations civil service -- The Secretary-General invents himself -- Filling the void : action by the Secretary-General in the face of inactio by everyone else -- Unfulfilled by unifil : The Security Council in search of a role -- The General Assembly and the U.S. national interest -- "A place where lies are tole" : Israel before the General Assembly -- The double standard -- Playing hard-ball -- Conclusion.