Unipolarity and the Evolution of America's Cold War Alliances

Hardcover | June 5, 2012

byNigel Thalakada

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Thalakada argues that the principal purpose of US alliances have shifted since the end of the Cold War from containing communist expansionism (balance of power) to preserving and exercising US power (management of power).He also looks across all US alliances highlighting the trend from regionally-based to more globally-active alliances.

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Thalakada argues that the principal purpose of US alliances have shifted since the end of the Cold War from containing communist expansionism (balance of power) to preserving and exercising US power (management of power).He also looks across all US alliances highlighting the trend from regionally-based to more globally-active alliances...

NIGEL R. THALAKADA Former senior policy advisor with over ten years experience in the Canadian Department of National Defense, including assignments at NATO headquarters and at the US Department of Defense. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Yale University, USA.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:June 5, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230368131

ISBN - 13:9780230368132

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Management-of-Power
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The United States-Japan Alliance
The United States-South Korea Alliance
The Australia-New Zealand-United States Alliance
Conclusion