POST COLD WAR SYSTEM
POST COLD WAR SYSTEM LECTURE (6/03)
Realist vs. Idealist expectations about New World Order (NWO)
Potential roles of NATO, UN, & Economic Institutions in the NWO
Intl Monetary Fund formula for debtor states: currency stabilization, control of public
sector spending & free trade.
Problems: unpopular belt-tightening reforms and government weak commitment.
Is European Union a model for eco development & eco & pol integration?
Problems in depending on intl eco solutions:
1) possiblity of trade wars & 2) no new Marshall Plan in sight.
Global problems in the NWO (issues, types) .......
Regional Conflict Problem areas: Europe, Korea, China, S.E. Asia, Middle East, South
Asia (India), Africa, Latin America.
With so many REASONS for War in NWO, whats the US to do?
Possible New Strategies/Policies:
Selective Engagement (maintaining regional balances of power thru economies of force
& comparative advantage)
BUSH DOCTRINE: Wilsonian interventionism, pre-emptive strategy, democracy
Realist and non-interventionist responses
UN as global structure in security