A Solitary War: A Diplomat's Chronicle of the Iraq War and Its Lessons

Beginning with a telling phone call from Condi, the former president of the UN Security Council tells for the first time the behind-the-scenes story of the Iraq war, as seen from an international perspective. Ambassador Muñoz examines the United States controversial decision to take a unilateral stand and the repercussions for both the U.S. and the rest of the world. This fascinating case study explains why a multilateral approach to foreign policy, including reliance on international organizations such as the UN, is imperative in today s world. A Solitary War offers a compelling argument for rebuilding trust among the international community and returning to a truly cooperative global order.

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By Cyril (Morrisville, PA) · ★★★★☆ · April 17, 2008
A Chilean diplomat's observations on the build up to the war in Iraq offer insights on the tightrope Latin American countries walk when presenting alternatives to global superpowers. Heraldo Muñoz's book, A Solitary War: A Diplomat's Chronicle of the Iraq War and Its Lessons, rejects the unilater... ...more