Tag: Cold War

Is post-cold war geopolitics significantly different from cold war geopolitics?

Abstract From the coining of the term by Rudolf Kjellen, a Swedish political scientist back in 1989 to its usage in the twentieth century, geopolitics offers a revealing window of the power struggle between states that have dominated most of the twentieth century. During the cold war, geopolitics was used to describe the struggle between …

In the era after the Cold War, liberalism has replaced realism as the dominant explanation for the international system” Do you agree with this assertion?

Introduction This essay examines the proposition that, in the era after the Cold War, liberalism has replaced realism as the dominant explanation for the international system, arguing that such is not the case; that realism continues to be relevant and, indeed, perhaps offers better explanations for current global politics that liberalism. In particular, this essay …