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1945

1945

1948

1949

1957

1919

League of Nations created

United Nations is established

League of Arab States formed

The Organization of American States established

North Atlantic Treaty Organization created

The Treaty of Rome created the European Economic Community

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International law and organization and the quest for peace

On August 2, 1990, 4000 Iraqi tanks spilled across the border into Kuwait, occupying that country. In the following days, the UN Security Council condemned Iraq's actions, calling on it to withdraw its forces unconditionally (Resolution 660) and imposing economic sanctions (Resolution 661) to compel compliance. ...

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