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Grosjean 1 Matt Grosjean PSC 365 MWF 2-2:50 Professor Novak In 1950, when the president of the United States, Harry Truman, first heard of the invasion by North Korea on South Korea, his first thought was to consult the UN. Truman strongly believed in multi-polarism and diplomacy throughout the world in order to come to an internationally agreed-upon decision that all parties could execute together under the light blue colors of the United Nations. But it did not take long for Truman to bend the UN to his will through his powerful personality. Not long after receiving the UN mandated decree to go into South Korea and drive the North Korean forces out, Truman used the UN as an instrument of American policy in order to validate his decisions. Because of this, the UN’s identity became merged with American ideals and policies and therefore lost its power to become a truly neutral mediator in the Korean conflict. The UN chose sides, America’s side, instead of pursuing a neutral ground in order to find a compromising point. Usually, the UN would, should, and hopefully herein after will, be used as a buffer between nation states. But when it became involved in the conflict against the North Koreans, it lost its status as a mediating entity. With the UN forced to sit on the sidelines and watch this conflict play out, the only way that the fighting stopped was
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