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  • Self Interest In International Tribunals

    Self Interest in International Courts and Tribunals International justice and law is a tool used by powerful states directed against smaller states. I would go even further and argue that international bodies, when controlled by powerful states, is a tool meant to intervene specifically in conflicts where those same powerful states could benefit. International tribunals, specifically the ICC, have motives that make the pursuit of justice desirable. Through the lens of a realism, I see the ICC…

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  • Eastern Berlin Wall Analysis

    Atlantic Treaty was to create a pact of mutual assistance to counter the risk that the Soviet Union would seek to extend its control of Eastern Europe to other parts of the continent” (NATO), Article Five as outlined in the treaty plays a vital role in protecting the participating nations. The Article provides that when a NATO ally is the recipient of an armed attack, all other Alliance members will consider it to be an act of violence against them as well and take action. Each country is left…

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  • Essay On The 1960s

    In both countries, the development of these weapons coincided with an increasing determination for political and military independence from traditional allies; France would ultimately withdraw completely from NATO 's military command structure and expel all NATO forces from its soil, while China and the Soviet Union parted ways ultimately leading to a series of limited border skirmishes. Adding to the political quagmire that was being developed was the formation of the Non-Aligned Movement…

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  • What Is Multilateralism

    likes of international institutions such as NATO and the United Nations, and other NGOs through a process called multilateralism. NATO stands for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It was founded in 1949, and its purpose is to create political and militaristic alliances between North American and European countries during and after the Cold War, protecting the security and freedom of all the countries involved with the organization (“What is NATO?”). It was created to maintain the balance…

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  • Rise Of Nationalism

    alliance of NATO, the European Economic Community, later known as the European Community, the French 5th Republic, collapse of the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis. Then there are countries and their actions to look at, like Yugoslavia, Hungary, France, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Romania, and last but not least Russia. A plethora…

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  • Cold War Foreign Policy In The 1950's

    Cold War Foreign Policy Three presidents had choices on how to deal with communism but Truman and Eisenhower decided to use the containment policy on the other hand Kennedy, he used flexible response. Communism was a big factor in the late 1950’s. Since the U.S. is scared of communism spreading people created ways to stop the spread. The “Containment Policy” was made by George F. Kennan to stop the spread of communism. Kennan did this by giving economic aid to Greece and Turkey. To help…

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  • Charles De Gaulle Biography

    NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, is an alliance established to protect North America and Europe from communist powers. (NATO , 2015) France was one of the founding countries of NATO and had been a leading country in the early years of establishment. However, De Gaulle thought that the organization was too dominated by the US and UK and…

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  • Importance Of Cyber War

    victims of China’s cyber operations were Cisco, Google, Lockheed Martin, NSA, USCYBERCOM, DISA, NASA, several US banks, and many other business corporations. NATO Article 5 Response UN Charter Article 51 allows states right of self-defense against armed attacks. NATO confirmed at Sept 2014 that Article 5 applies to armed cyber-attacks. NATO also declared cyberspace an operational domain. The US announced that these attacks originating from Russia, Iran, and China reached the level of armed…

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  • Humanitarian Intervention In Kosovo

    like Somalia. (DRW, p. 888) When the Security Council has not authorized the use of force, like with NATO’s intervention in Kosovo, supporters argued that the situation was a “humanitarian emergency” and that NATO was a body with a “multilateral” decision-making process. In the ICJ case, NATO also argued that diplomacy had failed to stop the atrocities, and that it was acting to “prevent instability from spreading in the region,” (a threat to Chapter VII of the Charter – as Belgium argued in its…

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  • Why Was The Soviet Union To Blame For The Cold War

    The Cold War was a period of time when tension between the Soviet Union and the United States uprised due to economic and ideological differences. The Cold War began in 1945 and ended in 1991. Even though the term “war” was used, there was never any physical fighting involved. Both, the Soviet Union and the United States ideological differences influenced the way both countries would react to the Cold War. At the time, the Soviet Union was communist and the United States was democratic and…

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