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The Stability of a Unipolar World
The collapse of the Soviet Union produced the greatest change in world power relationships since World War II. With Moscow’s headlong fall from superpower status, the bipolar structure that hadExpand
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Unipolarity, Status Competition, and Great Power War
Most scholars hold that the consequences of unipolarity for great power conflict are indeterminate and that a power shift resulting in a return to bipolarity or multipolarity will not raise theExpand
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Nikita Khrushchev and the Creation of a Superpower
Of course, from childhood to forever, we are always thought to love reading. It is not only reading the lesson book but also reading everything good is the choice of getting new inspirations.Expand
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World Out of Balance: International Relations and the Challenge of American Primacy
List of Illustrations ix Preface xi Acknowledgments xiii CHAPTER ONE: Introduction 1 CHAPTER TWO: Realism, Balance-of-Power Theory, and the Counterbalancing Constraint 22 CHAPTER THREE: Realism,Expand
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Don't Come Home, America: The Case against Retrenchment
After sixty-five years of pursuing a grand strategy of global leadership—nearly a third of which transpired without a peer great power rival—has the time come for the United States to switch to aExpand
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Status in World Politics
Part I. Introduction: 1. Status and world order Deborah Welch Larson, T. V. Paul and William C. Wohlforth Part II. Admission into the Great-Power Club: 2. Managing rising powers: the role of statusExpand
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Power test: Evaluating realism in response to the end of the cold war
THE END of the cold war was a watershed for international relations theory. Before 1989, realism "ruled the theoretical seas," and scholars were preoccupied with a longstanding debate over theExpand
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American Primacy in Perspective
MORE THAN A DECADE AGO, political columnist Charles Krauthammer proclaimed in these pages the arrival of what he called a "unipolar moment," a period in which one superpower, the United States, stoodExpand
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Testing Balance-of-Power Theory in World History
The balance of power is one of the most influential theoretical ideas in international relations, but it has not yet been tested systematically in international systems other than modern Europe andExpand
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The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers in the Twenty-first Century: China's Rise and the Fate of America's Global Position
Unipolarity is arguably the most popular concept used to analyze the U.S. global position that emerged in 1991, but the concept is totally inadequate for assessing how that position has changed inExpand
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