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November 23, 1998 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When war threatened to break out between the United States and Iraq nine months ago over weapons inspections, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan made a dramatic flight to Baghdad and brokered a deal that preempted the conflict and made him a hero in much of the world. But when a similar confrontation simmered this month--largely because the Iraqis had broken that agreement with Annan--the secretary-general sat conspicuously on the sidelines, refusing entreaties that he intervene again.
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November 23, 1998 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When war threatened to break out between the United States and Iraq nine months ago over weapons inspections, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan made a dramatic flight to Baghdad and brokered a deal that preempted the conflict and made him a hero in much of the world. But when a similar confrontation simmered this month--largely because the Iraqis had broken that agreement with Annan--the secretary-general sat conspicuously on the sidelines, refusing entreaties that he intervene again.
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January 23, 1992 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of 15 nations who will gather at a summit in the Security Council next week will declare that they are meeting "in a time of momentous change" after the Cold War, and they will ask Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali to report how the United Nations can strengthen its role in preventive diplomacy, peacemaking and peacekeeping. Boutros-Ghali's report, due May 1, could cover the role of the U.N.
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January 23, 1992 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of 15 nations who will gather at a summit in the Security Council next week will declare that they are meeting "in a time of momentous change" after the Cold War, and they will ask Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali to report how the United Nations can strengthen its role in preventive diplomacy, peacemaking and peacekeeping. Boutros-Ghali's report, due May 1, could cover the role of the U.N.
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