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Unformatted text preview: occurred in the third world were an example of the western powers reaping what theyve sown. Because the European powers along with America took advantage of the cheap labor and plentiful resources of developing nations without regard to the consequences, the backlash by the native populations is understandable. After reading about the Nonaligned Movement, it occurred to me that the movement might have started to keep these countries independent of any superpower, but lately the ideology has taken on a decidedly anti-western tone. Examples of this include the condemnation of Zionism, and opposition to US military action in the Middle East. I think this is a result of the collapse of the USSR so opposition to the actions of that power bloc were no longer important, as well as the fact that many of the member countries such as Cuba and North Korea are sot, or Arab or Islamic such as Iran and Indonesia....
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- Summer '09