Nr 15 • Detsember 2004

English Summary

This issue of Diplomacy focuses on European security problems. Ambassador Dag Hartelius writes about the European Security strategy. He argues that the strategy is a useful tool for small and medium-sized EU member states and wonders why this important document has received so little public discussion.

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English Summary

This issue of Diplomacy focuses on the United Nations and its planned reform. American Enterprise Institute’s resident scholar Joshua Muravchik argues that the UN has failed to defend peace and human rights in the world, and its reform will not help. “The world has known a large degree of peace since 1945, which it owes not to the UN but in large measure to American action,” he writes. “A world left to the UN as supreme arbiter would not be the world of law of Kofi Annan’s incantation. It would be the opposite: a world of lawlessness.”

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