6 Cold War Continued

6 Cold War Continued - Consequences of the Cold War The...

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Consequences of the Cold War The Division of Europe Division of Rest of the World into Three Blocks East, West, Non-Aligned Movement Superpower Competition Moves to “Third World” All International Conflicts Viewed through Cold War Prism UN Rendered Ineffective
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Why No “Hot” War? Explaining Cold War Stability (John Lewis Gaddis, “The Long Peace.”)
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A. Structural Factors
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1. Bipolarity System that Emerged After WWII Accurately Reflected the Balance of Power in the State System A Simple system that Did Not Require Brilliant Leadership to Run Because of Power Discrepancy, Individual Alliance Defections Were Unimportant “K”,  of  Course, is Khrushchev Newsweek , July 25, 1960
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2. Mutual Independence Geographically Distant Engaged in Little Economic Exchange No Direct Conflict of Interests (Notice Assumption Here is that Inter dependence Generates Conflict).
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course POLI 150 taught by Professor Mosley during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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