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  • Indonesia: The Long Oppressionby Geoff Simons

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 185.00

    Geoff Simons profiles the appalling human-rights record of modern Indonesia, against a history of the country. Brutal repression, the unjust legal system and corrupt nepotism are described, with attention to the independence struggles of the East Timorese and West Papuans. The historical survey includes the anti-colonialist campaign, the role of Sukarno... more...

  • Iraq- Primus Inter Pariahsby Geoff Simons

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 176.00

    The book considers the ethical credentials of the United States in branding various countries 'pariah states', and describes the background to the Iraq Question (the role of Saddam, the genocidal sanctions regime, etc.). A detailed chronology of 1997-98 US/Iraq weapons-inspections crisis is given, prior to a profile of the subsequent UN/Iraqi settlement... more...

  • Libyaby Geoff Simons

    Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 43.00

    This book charts in detail the West's response, particularly that of the US, to Libya's possible involvement in the bombing of the Pan Am airliner over Lockerbie in 1988. It suggests that this response cannot be fully understood without consideration of the United States as sole military superpower in the New World Order. Geoff Simons argues that... more...

  • The Scourging of Iraqby Geoff Simons

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 56.00

    The Scourging of Iraq describes the impact of the 1991 Gulf War and subsequent economic sanctions on the Iraqi people. Evidence is presented to show that food and medicine are being denied to the civilian population, and that this involves a gross violation of the 1977 Protocol 1 addition to the 1949 Geneva Convention, which includes the words: 'Starvation... more...

  • The Vietnam Syndromeby Geoff Simons

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 186.00

    This book focuses on the 'Vietnam Syndrome' - the effects for the United States of the American defeat in the Vietnam War. It argues that a full understanding of the Syndrome requires a proper appreciation of key shaping elements in Vietnamese and American history. Attention is given to the racial genocide that attended the birth of the United States,... more...

  • The United Nationsby Geoff Simons

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 104.43

    This book describes the roots, birth and evolution of the UN, with particular attention to the precursor League of Nations. The main conflicts that have involved the UN through its first half century are analysed in the context of the Cold War and the New World Order. Emphasis is given to the impact of the US as principal founder member and main post-WW2... more...

  • UN Malaiseby Geoff Simons

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 84.64

    As the United Nations moves into its second half-century the international organization is beset by problems. It is increasingly suborned or ignored by the USA, pursuing its own global objectives. The UN is inadequately resourced and faces many other barriers erected by Washington and other powerful states. UN personnel are frequently accused of mismanagement,... more...

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