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Interventions: A Life in War and Peace

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A and#147;candid, courageous, and unsparing memoirand#8221; (The New York Review of Books) of postand#150;Cold War politics and global statecraft

Written with eloquence and unprecedented candor, Interventions is the story of Kofi Annanand#8217;s remarkable time at the center of the world stage. After forty years of service at the United Nations, Annanand#151;who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001and#151;shares his unique experiences during the terrorist attacks of September 11; the American invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan; the war between Israel, Hizbollah, and Lebanon; the brutal conflicts of Somalia, Rwanda, and Bosnia; and the geopolitical transformations following the end of the Cold War. A personal biography of global statecraft, Interventions is as much a memoir as a guide to world orderand#151;past, present, and future.

Synopsis:

A “candid, courageous, and unsparing memoir” (The New York Review of Books) of post–Cold War politics and global statecraft

Written with eloquence and unprecedented candor, Interventions is the story of Kofi Annans remarkable time at the center of the world stage. After forty years of service at the United Nations, Annan—who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001—shares his unique experiences during the terrorist attacks of September 11; the American invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan; the war between Israel, Hizbollah, and Lebanon; the brutal conflicts of Somalia, Rwanda, and Bosnia; and the geopolitical transformations following the end of the Cold War. A personal biography of global statecraft, Interventions is as much a memoir as a guide to world order—past, present, and future.

About the Author

Kofi Annan served as secretary-general of the United Nations from 1997 to 2006—the first sub-Saharan African to hold the post and the first to emerge from the ranks of the U.N. staff. He lives in Geneva, Switzerland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143123958
Author:
Annan, Kofi
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Mousavizadeh, Nader
Author:
Annan, Kofi
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Biography-Political
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20130931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 pp b/w photos (on insert stock)
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 0.75 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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A “candid, courageous, and unsparing memoir” (The New York Review of Books) of post–Cold War politics and global statecraft

Written with eloquence and unprecedented candor, Interventions is the story of Kofi Annans remarkable time at the center of the world stage. After forty years of service at the United Nations, Annan—who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001—shares his unique experiences during the terrorist attacks of September 11; the American invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan; the war between Israel, Hizbollah, and Lebanon; the brutal conflicts of Somalia, Rwanda, and Bosnia; and the geopolitical transformations following the end of the Cold War. A personal biography of global statecraft, Interventions is as much a memoir as a guide to world order—past, present, and future.

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