1.Can you see the irony of the reforms Gorbachev instituted in the U.S.S.R? 2.Interestingly, who did the new Russia have to turn to for survival in its early post-communist years? 3.Who does the book say the winner of the Cold War was? Why? And do you agree? 4.Describe China’s change in economic policy from Mao’s death in the 1970’s to today. China began to use private businesses under the control of the National People’s Congress. It included urban enterprises, service organizations, and rural industries that largely operated as rural enterprises. Another integral part of economic reform during the past 25 years has been the opening of chinese economy to international forces. 5.List examples of supranational organizations. Do you know what these all are?