May 2003
New York Times Upfront (Teacher's Edition);5/9/2003, Vol. 135 Issue 14, pT 5
Features a lesson plan that aims to help students understand why the United Nations (UN) evolved from its intended mission of preventing aggression to that of being a provider of humanitarian aid to needy countries. Misunderstandings about the UN; Reason for the power assumed by the permanent members of the UN Security Council; Belief of U.S. citizens concerning the irrelevance of the UN.


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