The Future of International Politics

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The Future of International Politics Interests Interactions and Institutions and Four Major Challenges Changing in interest will change actors strategies Actors strategies will change the frequency and nature of interactions among states and other important actors Institutions will result as states adapt to new interests and interactions Challenges: o Proliferation of biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons o The rise of China as a modern world power o The sustainability/problems of globalization o Growing demand for global governance Proliferation of biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons Increased availability of WMDs Death by WMD is rare, but have potential for mass killing Only 9 countries have these type of weapons Proliferation is both horizontal o More countries aware them And vertical o Countries with them, build more Do they actually cause peace? o
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course PSC 001 taught by Professor Teitelbaum during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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