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U.N. and It's Involvment in the Iran/Iraq War

The Purpose of this web site is to give a brief overview of the Security Council involvement in the war between Iran and Iraq. The purpose of the Security Council is to act as a military force that enforces U.N. policies. The General Assembly has all the members vote on a single matter before an action takes place. The Security Council is made up of five permanent members. The other elven members serve two year terms. The five permanent members alone have the power to veto each other. If one member vetos the decison,then the Security Council may not act on the matter. The United Nations Security Council intervened in the Iran/Iraq War when Saddam Hussien used modified SCUD missiles on civillian targets.

Objectives of Security Council:

Topic Related Links

Security Council resources
Iran-Iraq War
Iranian Culture
Iranian Law
Iranian history
Facts on Iran
United Nations official website