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The Korean War : an Interview with Ambassador Leonard Meeker by James S. Sutterlin
Mr. Leonard Meeker (United States of America, 1916 – ) served as a lawyer in the Office of the Legal Adviser of the United States Department of State before being appointed the United States Ambassador to Romania from 1969 to 1973.
In this interview, conducted on 24 July 1990, Mr. Meeker discussed the 1950 Korean War and the nature of the relationships the United States Government and military had with the United Nations and the Security Council. Specifically he outlined the efforts made by each party to end the conflict, the Uniting for Peace Resolution and the emergency meeting held by the General Assembly to deal with this crisis. He also touched upon the views of the State Department during the establishment of Israel.
United States. Department of State - UN. General Assembly - UN. Security Council - UN. Collective Measures Committee - UN Command - UN. Secretary-General (1946-1952 : Lie) - UN. Military Staff Committee - Charter of the United Nations (1945) - Uniting for Peace (1950) - FOREIGN POLICY - TERRITORIAL PARTITION - KOREAN WAR (1950-1953) - DISPUTE SETTLEMENT - ORAL HISTORY - INTERVENTION - CEASEFIRES - HISTORY - Bancroft, Harding F. (Harding Foster) - Acheson, Dean Gooderham - Truman, Harry S. - MacArthur, Douglas - Rusk, Dean - Dulles, John Foster - Entezam, Nasrollah - Lie, Trygve, 1896-1968 - Pierson, Lester - Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl)
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