United Nations love

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  • proper n. An international coalition, founded 24 October 1945, headquartered in New York City

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  • n. an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security

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Examples

  • And that is, for the Iraqi military and the Iraqi people to take matters into their own handsto force Saddam Hussein, the dictator, to step aside and to comply with the United Nations resolutions and then rejoin the family of peace-loving nations.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • In a separate development, the United Nations says fighting broke out Sunday in the state of South Kordofan, also on the north-south border.

    North Sudan Dismisses UN Call For Abyei Withdrawal

  • United Nations director of information service Nasra Hassan concluded from her study of Palestinian suicide bombers that:

    The Time Paradox

  • The public announcement of the team therefore included not only Clintons choices for the top three posts all white men but also the nomination of Madeleine Albright as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Clifton Wharton, an African-American agricultural economist who had served as a university president in Michigan and New York, as deputy secretary of state.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • The latter included agreement with the United States in 1987 to eliminate an entire class of nuclear missiles and Gorbachevs announcement at the United Nations in December 1988 that the Soviet Unions massive conventional forces would be unilaterally reduced by 500,000 men and 10,000 tanks in two years.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Their counterproposal that Jeane Kirkpatrick should move from the United Nations to the White House foundered in turn on opposition from Baker and Deaver, as well as Shultz.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • The son of a senator, Bush had been elected to the House, run the Republican Party, served as ambassador to the United Nations and Americas second diplomatic representative to the Peoples Republic of China, and directed the Central Intelligence Agency.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Nabil Shaath, head of a Palestinian delegation that met Tuesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, said "our plan to go to the United Nations will get support from Russia."

    Palestinians: Russia supports bid for state

  • It would be a useful function for the United Nations to take over the so-called nation-buildingI would call it the stabilization of a future governmentafter our military mission is complete.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • In Iraq, the unsettled end of the Gulf War still required American vigilance, including the enforcement of the prohibition on flying aircraft over the northern and southern parts of Iraq so called no-fly zones as well as direct support to the United Nations effort to ensure the removal of all Iraqs weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

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  • UN, United Nations, UNO, United Nations Organization
    The United Nations is an international organization whose stated aims include promoting and facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, civil rights, civil liberties, political freedoms, democracy, and the achievement of lasting world peace.

    UN.org
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UN

    May 19, 2013