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Decision-Making in the UN Security Council
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Decision-Making in the UN Security Council: The Case of Haiti, 1990-1997

David Malone

Abstract

After President Aristide was overthrown by the Haitian military in September 1991, the UN Security Council and the OAS instituted a progression of measures to restore him to power. This unique and intriguing study examines how and why the UN Security Council took its decisions on Haiti, including authorization in July 1994 of the use of force by a US-led multinational coalition against the de facto regime. After outlining key trends in the Council's work from 1990–97 and providing a sketch of Haiti's history, the author reviews the milestones in the Haitian crisis, focusing principally on thei ... More

Keywords: President Aristide, Haitian military, UN Security Council, OAS, Haiti, multinational coalition, de facto regime, history, crisis, Security Council

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198294832
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294832.001.0001

Authors

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David Malone, author
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