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An Asian Perspective on the United Nations System

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Abstract

Fifty years ago the Second World War ended. The UN Charter was born. It was a multilateral treaty asserting the principle of equality of all sovereignties; at the same time negating this principle, by naming five major powers permanent as veto-wielding members of the Security Council. Three developments followed.

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Security Council North American Free Trade Agreement Major Power North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Multilateral Treaty 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1998

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