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The Iraq War and its consequences : thoughts of Nobel Peace Laureates and Eminent Scholars, editors, Irwin Abrams, Wang Gungwu

Label
The Iraq War and its consequences : thoughts of Nobel Peace Laureates and Eminent Scholars
Title
The Iraq War and its consequences
Title remainder
thoughts of Nobel Peace Laureates and Eminent Scholars
Statement of responsibility
editors, Irwin Abrams, Wang Gungwu
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An extraordinary collection of essays on the recently concluded Iraq War by Nobel Peace laureates and leading scholars. The Iraq War and its Consequences is the First and Only book that brings together more than 30 Nobel Peace laureates and eminent scholars to offer opinions, analyses and insights on the war that has drawn both widespread opposition and strong support. In this intellectually captivating book, Professor Irwin Abrams, considered the leading authority world-wide on the history of the Nobel Peace Prize and Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at Antioch University, as well a
Dewey number
956.7044/3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1914-2010
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  • Abrams, Irwin
  • Wang, Gungwu
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Iraq War, 2003-2011
Label
The Iraq War and its consequences : thoughts of Nobel Peace Laureates and Eminent Scholars, editors, Irwin Abrams, Wang Gungwu
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Foreword / Wang Gungwu -- Introduction / Irwin Abrams -- pt. 1. Contributions from Nobel Peace Prize winners -- Individuals: -- War is anachronistic, an outmoded approach / Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet -- Importance of nonviolence and harmony / Tenzin Gyatso -- The United Nations left us no option but to act / David Trimble -- Iraq and preemptive self-defense / Jody Williams -- The post-Cold War and the unipolar world : can the U.S. Lead? / Jose Ramos-Horta -- Seismic change in nuclear policy / Bernard Lown -- The nuclear issue : Pugwash and the policies of the Bush administration / Joseph Rotblat -- American leadership in a globalised world : 9/11, Iraq and beyond / Frederik Willem de Klerk -- Iraq after first (1991) Gulf War / Mairead Corrigan Maguire -- Organizations: -- Picking up the pieces in Gaza / Peter Hansen, Commissioner General, United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UN -- Open letter to belligerents / Irene Khan, Secretary-General, Amnesty International, 1977 -- A second moment of hope / Mary Ellen McNish, Executive Secretary, American Friends Service Committee, USA, 1947 -- At a time of our own choosing : a Quaker reflection on the war in Iraq / Brian Phillips, Quaker Peace and Social Witness, UK, 1947 -- The International Peace Bureau seeks a world without war / Cora Weiss, Permanent International Peace Bureau -- Some legal aspects of the military operation in Iraq / Christian Dominice, Secretary-General, Institute of International Law, Switzerland, 1904 -- pt. 2. Contributions from eminent scholars -- Wars of terror / Noam Chomsky -- Rumors of war / Joseph Stiglitz -- The hidden costs of war : how the Bush doctrine is undermining democracy in Iraq and democracy in America / William D. Hartung -- What future for the UN Charter system of war prevention? : reflections on the Iraq War / Richard Falk -- Iraq : educational renewal for an Arab renaissance? / John Daniel -- Warning from history : why Iraq is not Japan / John W. Dower -- Kirkuk : an eyewitness account / Eric Stover -- Lifting the fog / Bonnie Azab Powell -- Is the human rights era over? : reflections on the Asia-Pacific post-September 11th / Rosemary Foot -- Dealing with rights-abusing regimes without going to war / Helena Cobban -- Alternatives to war on Iraq, North Korea and Iran / Frank N. von Hippel -- Missing in action : the Iraq Museum and the human past / Benjamin R. Foster -- Reflections on the looting of the Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad / Colin Renfrew (Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn) -- End of a dictator / Faleh A. Jabar -- Iraq : collective punishment in war and peace / Mahmood Mamdani -- Multilateral organizations after the U.S.-Iraq war / Lisa L. Martin -- War talk / Robin Tolmach Lakoff -- Multilateralism and American power / Roland Paris -- The burden of nation-building in postwar Iraq / Roland Paris -- Moral courage and society : lessons from Yugoslavia / Svetlana Broz -- The Iraq War and the dialogue among civilizations / Akira Iriye -- pt. 3. Sermons in closing ... -- A sermon of sorrow / Bishop Gunnar Stalsett, Bishop of Oslo and Former Deputy Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee -- A memorial service on the UN tragedy / Gunnar Stalsett
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1 online resource (xx, 443 pages)
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Isbn
9781281871732
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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(OCoLC)57241929
Label
The Iraq War and its consequences : thoughts of Nobel Peace Laureates and Eminent Scholars, editors, Irwin Abrams, Wang Gungwu
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Foreword / Wang Gungwu -- Introduction / Irwin Abrams -- pt. 1. Contributions from Nobel Peace Prize winners -- Individuals: -- War is anachronistic, an outmoded approach / Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet -- Importance of nonviolence and harmony / Tenzin Gyatso -- The United Nations left us no option but to act / David Trimble -- Iraq and preemptive self-defense / Jody Williams -- The post-Cold War and the unipolar world : can the U.S. Lead? / Jose Ramos-Horta -- Seismic change in nuclear policy / Bernard Lown -- The nuclear issue : Pugwash and the policies of the Bush administration / Joseph Rotblat -- American leadership in a globalised world : 9/11, Iraq and beyond / Frederik Willem de Klerk -- Iraq after first (1991) Gulf War / Mairead Corrigan Maguire -- Organizations: -- Picking up the pieces in Gaza / Peter Hansen, Commissioner General, United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UN -- Open letter to belligerents / Irene Khan, Secretary-General, Amnesty International, 1977 -- A second moment of hope / Mary Ellen McNish, Executive Secretary, American Friends Service Committee, USA, 1947 -- At a time of our own choosing : a Quaker reflection on the war in Iraq / Brian Phillips, Quaker Peace and Social Witness, UK, 1947 -- The International Peace Bureau seeks a world without war / Cora Weiss, Permanent International Peace Bureau -- Some legal aspects of the military operation in Iraq / Christian Dominice, Secretary-General, Institute of International Law, Switzerland, 1904 -- pt. 2. Contributions from eminent scholars -- Wars of terror / Noam Chomsky -- Rumors of war / Joseph Stiglitz -- The hidden costs of war : how the Bush doctrine is undermining democracy in Iraq and democracy in America / William D. Hartung -- What future for the UN Charter system of war prevention? : reflections on the Iraq War / Richard Falk -- Iraq : educational renewal for an Arab renaissance? / John Daniel -- Warning from history : why Iraq is not Japan / John W. Dower -- Kirkuk : an eyewitness account / Eric Stover -- Lifting the fog / Bonnie Azab Powell -- Is the human rights era over? : reflections on the Asia-Pacific post-September 11th / Rosemary Foot -- Dealing with rights-abusing regimes without going to war / Helena Cobban -- Alternatives to war on Iraq, North Korea and Iran / Frank N. von Hippel -- Missing in action : the Iraq Museum and the human past / Benjamin R. Foster -- Reflections on the looting of the Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad / Colin Renfrew (Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn) -- End of a dictator / Faleh A. Jabar -- Iraq : collective punishment in war and peace / Mahmood Mamdani -- Multilateral organizations after the U.S.-Iraq war / Lisa L. Martin -- War talk / Robin Tolmach Lakoff -- Multilateralism and American power / Roland Paris -- The burden of nation-building in postwar Iraq / Roland Paris -- Moral courage and society : lessons from Yugoslavia / Svetlana Broz -- The Iraq War and the dialogue among civilizations / Akira Iriye -- pt. 3. Sermons in closing ... -- A sermon of sorrow / Bishop Gunnar Stalsett, Bishop of Oslo and Former Deputy Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee -- A memorial service on the UN tragedy / Gunnar Stalsett
Control code
ocm57241929
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 443 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281871732
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57241929

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