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World Order:
The issue of World Order (WO) is important and it reflects the distribution of power amongst
states and state actors. It affects the level of stability within the global system and the balance of
conflict and co- operation.
Bipolar was was viewed as stable = each side as…

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US HEGEMONY:
Another opinion however suggested the USA is now in its `unipolar moment'. The US would act
as a less as a cooperative power and more like an immense power - a hegemonic power
(possess all its disposal to `reorder' the world). A third view suggested MULTIPOLARITY would
emerge…

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CHANGING POWER OF NATURE:
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Some argue that power is shifting, the post cold war integration of world economies means
economy mights is as important as military might but also other forms; -
Coined by Nye in the late 1980s, the term soft power -- the ability to persuade others…

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conditions for a `hot war'.
Iran and Guatemala (1953) -
1953: CIA overthrew Mossadeqh; -
Mossadeqh had pursued a policy of nationalising oil - formerly owned by Britain;

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He was seen to be moving in a socialist direction; -
The USA intervened by sponsoring a CIA coup against him and paying a mob to stage
demonstrations; -
Returned the Shah to pose - oil was now shared out - UK and US equally shared 80%; -
Guatemala…

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multipolar world(?)

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Robert Kagan, "when most people think of a post-American world, they think of a return to
multipolarity - an international configuration of power where several powers list in rough parity"
Charles Kupchan likewise argues a weakening of US primacy and the establishment of a
multipolar world that will not have…

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Is the USA in decline?
YES NO
The USA no longer `leads' the liberal world order, as it has lost support amongst allies that see it as a
`hyperpower' and out of control.
The Liberal World Order:
Ikenberry descries it as a `liberal hegemonic order'; that is the establishment of…

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Also shown within Reagan's campaign of 81' "make America Great Again" has been recycled to the
Presidential Race of 2016 with Donald Trump.
US politics is polarised, shallow, lacks ambition and stupid or inexperienced leaders can rise to the top.

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Encouraging the lifting of trade barriers via international agreements such as NAFTA and the
TPP. Clinton's presidency saw an optimistic programme of `democratic enlargement' and
spreading the benefits of globalisation. It became known as `The Clinton Doctrine'. During the
90's and early 200's, the US negotiated a series of free…

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Page 1

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World Order:
The issue of World Order (WO) is important and it reflects the distribution of power amongst
states and state actors. It affects the level of stability within the global system and the balance of
conflict and co- operation.
Bipolar was was viewed as stable = each side as…

Page 2

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US HEGEMONY:
Another opinion however suggested the USA is now in its `unipolar moment'. The US would act
as a less as a cooperative power and more like an immense power - a hegemonic power
(possess all its disposal to `reorder' the world). A third view suggested MULTIPOLARITY would
emerge…

Page 3

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CHANGING POWER OF NATURE:
-
Some argue that power is shifting, the post cold war integration of world economies means
economy mights is as important as military might but also other forms; -
Coined by Nye in the late 1980s, the term soft power -- the ability to persuade others…

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conditions for a `hot war'.
Iran and Guatemala (1953) -
1953: CIA overthrew Mossadeqh; -
Mossadeqh had pursued a policy of nationalising oil - formerly owned by Britain;

Page 5

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-
He was seen to be moving in a socialist direction; -
The USA intervened by sponsoring a CIA coup against him and paying a mob to stage
demonstrations; -
Returned the Shah to pose - oil was now shared out - UK and US equally shared 80%; -
Guatemala…

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multipolar world(?)

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Robert Kagan, "when most people think of a post-American world, they think of a return to
multipolarity - an international configuration of power where several powers list in rough parity"
Charles Kupchan likewise argues a weakening of US primacy and the establishment of a
multipolar world that will not have…

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Is the USA in decline?
YES NO
The USA no longer `leads' the liberal world order, as it has lost support amongst allies that see it as a
`hyperpower' and out of control.
The Liberal World Order:
Ikenberry descries it as a `liberal hegemonic order'; that is the establishment of…

Page 9

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Also shown within Reagan's campaign of 81' "make America Great Again" has been recycled to the
Presidential Race of 2016 with Donald Trump.
US politics is polarised, shallow, lacks ambition and stupid or inexperienced leaders can rise to the top.

Page 10

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Encouraging the lifting of trade barriers via international agreements such as NAFTA and the
TPP. Clinton's presidency saw an optimistic programme of `democratic enlargement' and
spreading the benefits of globalisation. It became known as `The Clinton Doctrine'. During the
90's and early 200's, the US negotiated a series of free…

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