Lecture 21 - Lecture 21 Cultural Problematics of New World...

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Lecture 21 Cultural Problematics of New World Order Definition of Culture Interlinked system of lived meanings by which ppl interpret raw materials of life Furnish patterns, blueprints Commission on national security (1998) US more vulnerable to attack on homeland Advances in information and biotechnologies increase vulnerability New technologies divide and unite world Security of all advanced states affected by evolving global infrastructure Energy remains of major strategic importance All borders more porous but state sovereignty, threatened Us will have to act more unilaterally Us intelligence will face more difficulty adversaries and won’t prevent all surprises Security environment in 21 st century requires different military and other capabilities Cultural explanations of global trade (Huntington) Culture-civilizations Post-cold war civilizational identities have global impact
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Lecture 21 - Lecture 21 Cultural Problematics of New World...

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