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govt notes 09/08/2011 10:17:00 Exam: End of Cold War 19991-2001 2001-Present Reagan was a STAR-  Strategic defence Initiative (sdi) The Reagan Doc.: Challenging Communist states Arms Buildup Rhetoric – Renewed Confrontation Reagan II A/c I. Perspectives on the Post Cold War World When the cold war collapse, SU collapse, US came to its political and economic  status -Declared commitment  A. The “new World Order”(Mainplayer- US)
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 –becomes the only country in the world that is able to force its will.  (Eco/Political/military)   - might be some problems with the NWO o 1. Initial Euphoria Democaracy has ascended  NWO of democratic states a world of demo states would be inherently peaceful gulf War, sadam hussain borrowed money kuwaities, long  bloody struggle, sadam accused them of stealing Iraqi oil.  In a uni-polar world because US is the super power, US is  Eurphoric around the world and when the GW happened they  were finally able to show their strength.  Democratic peace theory  B. Rise of New/Old Threats  o 1. Ethnic Conflict  Wars driven by ethnic difference. Nations and Ethnicities  history of shared grevances  one or more historical enemies, ethnic tensions Ancient animosity  Self help system crystallizing, identities are hierchical  first and foremost identity is the… Produces McCarthyism  o 2. International Terrorism US fronts these two and come to play in the Post US Cold War
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European state system was an anomaly  Warns about Extreme nationalism C. New Promblems with Russia o Numer of wars with the FSR- Former ____ _____ o US policy directives were counter SU o its ironic that the collapse of SU in Russia is complicated o US and Russia would always have these antagonisms. o
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