During the 1990s attitudes of indifference or hostility, accompanied by a determination to manage or punish, increasingly marred the relations of North and South, with foreign ministers and ministers responsible for aid in the North lecturing and hectoring the South for its shortcomings. This is not a healthy relationship but most indications in 1992 suggested that it would become worse. Certain countries in the South, though for very different reasons, help to highlight this deteriorating North-South dialogue. Three — Libya, Somalia and South Africa — are worth looking at in some detail.
KeywordsSecurity Council Foreign Minister Compassion Fatigue South African Government Treaty Obligation
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