January 19 Lecture

Beyond Sovereignty: Issues for a Global Agenda

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War Nukes: - Have: China, USSR, Russia, UK, France, Israel, India, Pakistan - Forsaking: Canada, South Africa, Japan, Ukraine, Germany - Unknown: North Korea, Iran, Al-Qaeda. .. others? - Chemical and biological weapons, some claim, pose greater risk because usable at 1) different levels of effectiveness- from nuisance to kill; and 2) quantity- concentrated to broad attack. - Nukes- Sever repercussions for civilians more readily. - Biological weapons- Easier to transport and cloak than nukes. - Less stringent international regulations. - Not solely dependent on a few countries guarding the knowledge or resources for these weapons. - Peacekeeping. ‘Created’ by Canadians twice: - McNaughton- Kashmir, 1948 - Pearson- Suez, 1956 - Goal: Keep warring parties apart and reach diplomatic settlements. Since 1948, 56 operations. - 2003 top 4 contributors: Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Ghana o Pay, vacations, ‘bought’ - Is peacekeeping dead? – 3 types/aspects o 1. Peace-keeping: keep parties apart (Congo)
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