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Superpowers in the Post-Cold War Era

  • Ken Aldred
  • Martin A. Smith

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Ken Aldred, Martin A. Smith
    Pages 1-17
  3. Ken Aldred, Martin A. Smith
    Pages 18-49
  4. Ken Aldred, Martin A. Smith
    Pages 50-96
  5. Ken Aldred, Martin A. Smith
    Pages 97-132
  6. Ken Aldred, Martin A. Smith
    Pages 133-164
  7. Ken Aldred, Martin A. Smith
    Pages 165-180
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 181-205

About this book

Introduction

This book explores the question of where power lies in the post-Cold War world. The authors identify and discuss the factors which make the United States the world leader in the 1990s, and consider the strengths and weaknesses of countries which may be on the way to becoming leaders in Europe (Russia and the EU) and Asia (Japan and China).

Keywords

China Cold War Europe European Union (EU) state Superpower Union Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) war

Authors and affiliations

  • Ken Aldred
    • 1
  • Martin A. Smith
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre for Defence StudiesKing’s CollegeLondonUK
  2. 2.Defence and International AffairsRoyal Military AcademySandhurstUK
  3. 3.University of BradfordUK

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