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Peace forces" decisive offensive against war danger and arms build-up

WPC Presidential Committee Bureau. Meeting

Peace forces" decisive offensive against war danger and arms build-up

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Published by Information Centre of the World Peace Council in Helsinki .
Written in English

  • Peace -- Congresses.,
  • Disarmament -- Congresses.,
  • World politics -- 1975-1985 -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWPC Presidential Committee Bureau Meeting, Antananarivo, Malagasy Republic, 23-27 January 1981.
    LC ClassificationsJX1931 1981b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3873553M
    LC Control Number81197385

    Forty years ago today, a Egyptian/Syrian invasion surprised and almost destroyed Israel. The attack was the culmination of a complex Soviet/Arab disinformation plot and secret military build-up.   Ankara’s offensive, which implicates the Turkish ruling class in enormous war crimes, poses the danger of escalation into all-out war between all the world powers. With the end of the war, Headquarters approved a plan for writing and publishing a seven-volume history. In December , Lieutenant General Ira C. Eaker, Deputy Commander of Army Air Forces, asked the Chancellor of the University of Chicago to "assume the responsibility for the publication" of the history, stressing that it must "meet the highest academic standards.

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