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Book review: Legitimacy of Power: The Permanence of Five in the Security Council

Former Indian diplomat Dilip Sinha's book is a valuable resource for these debates that gain urgency from the milestone anniversary, being both a critique and analysis of the Council's role as well as a work of encyclopaedic proportions about its history, the political philosophies girding it and its evolution.

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