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Beyond Deterrence

From Power Politics to World Public Order


Joseph A. Mikus

Planet Earth, an arena of «sovereign» countries in their historical struggle for power, has been in the state of permanent anarchy. The League of Nations and the United Nations with voluntary membership have not changed this condition.
In the nuclear age, however, not the borders of states, but the survival of mankind is at stake. To preserve it, control nuclear arms, eliminate neuralgic points and preclude armed conflicts on the globe, a world-wide public authority, resting on the compulsory membership of nations, is imperative.
Contents: Sovereign States - Power Politics - Diplomacy - International Law - United Nations - Nuclear Age - World Public order.