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SIR BRIAN URQUHART
UN SECRETARIAT 1956

Why a peacekeeping force was such a leap forward from the UN observers then patrolling the Egyptian Israeli border.


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PEARSON CLIPS

JACK GRANATSTEIN
(Historian)

RT. HON. LORD DOUGLAS HURD
(UK Mission to the UN 1956)

GEOFF MURRAY
(Canadian Mission to the UN 1956)

SIR PETER RAMSBOTHAM
(UK Mission to the UN 1956)


Building a peacekeeping force from scratch.


 

Partnership between Pearson and UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold. Assessment of Pearson’s personality.



UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold’s reaction to the British French threat to use force.



UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold was initially doubtful about Pearson’s proposal.