This book provides a comprehensive introduction to international human rights -- international human rights law, why international human rights have increasingly risen to world prominence, what is being done about violations of human rights, and what might be done to further promote the cause of international human rights so that everyone may one day have their rights respected regardless of who they are or where they live.
The United States has a unique historical opportunity to use the power reaped from victory in Iraq to assist the countries of the Persian Gulf in organizing a web of multilateral arrangements that could reduce tensions and prevent future conflict.
Lawrence G. Potter has prepared an important and useful introductory exploration of the subject of confidence-building in the Gulf context in his chapter
See Peter Jones
See Peter Jones' treatment of past discussion of such measures in the SCRS context in his 1998 SIPRI paper
"Towards a Regional Security Regime in the Middle East -Issues and Options." Lawrence G. Potter has
prepared an important and useful introductory exploration of the subject of confidence-building in the Gulf
context in his chapter "Confidence Building Measures in the Persian Gulf" in the volume he has edited with
Gary Sick: The Persian Gulf at the Millennium: Essays in Politics, Economy, Security and Religion (1997). See
as well their follow-up volume of essays: Security in the Persian Gulf: Origins, Obstacles and the Search for
This characterization of the OSCE approach to security is drawn directly from that OSCE overview. A similarly useful source is the website of the Helsinki Commission of the