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The `New World Order'?
At the end of the Cold War President Bush Snr proclaimed the emergence of
a `new world order'. The idea was first mooted by Gorbachev in a speech to
the UN General Assembly in 1988. Although the idea of a `new' world order…

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also many problematic questions to these aims. The advent of superpower
cooperation was only a manifestation of Soviet weakness and owed much to
the personal relationship between Bush Sr and Gorbachev.

Moreover, alternative interpretations of the post-Cold War world order were
not slow in emerging: The rise…


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