The UN Disarmament Yearbook is designed to be a concise reference tool and seeks to serve as an authoritative chronicle of international efforts to control or eliminate the world’s most deadly weapons, over the course of the previous calendar year. The online coverage includes volumes from 2002 to 2005.
DI - 4/8/2007
Since September 11, 2001, the United States has undertaken a “war on terrorism” introducing large numbers of troops into Islamic countries (Afghanistan and Iraq). This report focuses on the general distribution of attitudes in four Islamic countries (Egypt, Morocco, Pakistan, and Indonesia) about the US foreign policy, the attacks on civilians and the views of al-Qaeda and its goals.
DI - 3/8/2007
The Security Council –at its 5727th meeting held on 31 July 2007- approved the establishment of UN-African Union Force in Sudan (UNAMID), a hybrid peacekeeping force to quell the violence and instability plaguing the Darfur region of Sudan. The operation will have an initial mandate of 12 months and will incorporate the existing African Union Mission in Sudan (AMIS), which has been deployed across Darfur since 2004.