International Relations since 1945 offers undergraduate students a comprehensive and accessible introduction to global political history since World War II. The new edition is comprehensively updated to cover the period between 2001 and 2012. Discussing the World Trade Center attacks and concluding with the run up to the 2012 US presidential elections, a new final section outlines broad developments including the changing world order and the globalfinancial crises. Three new chapters look at terrorism, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the rise of major new powers including China.Student learning is supported by a range of helpful learning features including biographies of key figures and chronologies of events. Online Resource CentreThe text is also supported by an Online Resource Centre which includes:For students: biographies of key figures; links to international relations documents; maps of key regions; self test questions; annotated further reading guide; interactive timeline.For lecturers: PowerPoint slides; question bank.