After two years of close observation of the United Nations struggling to answer the challenge of Article 7 of its Charter "to maintain international peace and security," I have become an optimist on the question of the United Nations' future, if nonetheless a cautious, realistic one. Whether the United Nations will have such a role, however, depends on the collective ability of the international community to learn from the past fifty years of the organization
Donlon, Thomas J.
"What Role, If Any, Will The United Nations Play In The Maintenance Of International Peace And Security Over The Next Fifty Years?,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 2
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