The United Nations Under Kurt Waldheim, 1972-1981
- Publish Date: 2001-12-15
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: James Daniel Ryan
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Extraordinary in its detail, this year-by-year account chronicles the tenure of Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim as he struggled to lead the United Nations through the veritable diplomatic minefield of the Vietnam conflict. Includes a narrative overview which highlights Waldheim's strengths while making clear why his unprecedented bid for a third term at the UN's helm ended in failure.