CURRENT SITUATION



 
 

LESSENED IDEOLOGICAL CONFLICT

MILITARY: ARMS RACES, PROLIFERATION, NUCLEAR THREAT

ECONOMIC: CONFLICT BETWEEN HAVES, HAVE NOTS; INCREASING INTERDEPENDENCE

LEGAL ASPECTS: INTERNATIONAL LAW BASED ON SOVEREIGNTY

INSTITUTIONAL: INCREASING REGIONAL/INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

POLITICAL: NATIONAL INTERESTS IN MULTI-POLAR WORLD