The history of the struggle for international peace

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'Imperialism Can Offer No Real Peace'
By Mary-Alice Waters, The Militant, 3 July 1995. Excerpts from presentation by Mary-Alice Waters at the Seventh Conference of North American and Cuban Philosophers and Social Scientists, Havana. Current optimism for peace is betrayed by imperialism. The world is deeply divided.
Report Sets Agenda For Remaking U.N. Peacekeeping
National Commission for Economic Conversion & Disarmament, 7 December 1995. Although the demands on U.N. peacekeeping have increased in the post-Cold War period, Secretary Boutros Boutros-Ghali announced this month that the funding crisis is forcing him to scale back these operations drastically.
UN Lays Out New Strategy to Prevent Conflicts
By Thalif Deen, IPS, 16 June 2001. UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has admitted that the United Nations is incapable - at least single handedly - of preventing global conflicts from breaking out. Civil society and the Bretton Woods institutions, namely the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF), also have very important roles to play in preventing wars.
Who's real threat to world peace?
By Liu Weitao, China Daily (Hong Kong), 5 July 2001. The United States, the sole superpower left, is more active than ever in flexing its military muscle - pushing NATO's eastward expansion, building the New US-Japan Defence Co-Operation Guidelines and advocating the National Missile Defence programme and the Theatre Missile Defence system.