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Global Security Booklet

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Modern Studies

Global Security


Alison Craig


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Learning and Teaching Scotland gratefully acknowledge this contribution to the National Qualifications support programme for Modern Studies. Text on pp23–24 is © United Nations, 2005; texts and graphics on pp70–2 are based on the BBC News website, and the photograph on p71 is reprinted by permission of the Press Association, London.

First published 2006

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Section 1:The United Nations8
Origins and aims of the United Nations8
Organisation of the United Nations12
Reform of the UN19

Section 2:North Atlantic Treaty Organisation26
Formation and organisation of NATO26
NATO enlargement29
Partnership for peace34
Do we still need NATO?35

Section 3:The UN and peacekeeping37
Case study: Kosovo47
Case study: Rwanda51
Case study: Sudan 55

Section 4:International terrorism 61
11 September 2001, and...

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