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The transformation of alliance systems

Published 1965

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A review of the factors that have transformed alliance systems in the 20th century. The Paper discusses such issues as the use of war as an instrument of policy and notes its rejection in the present by the two super powers. It also discusses the implications of this fact in international affairs and, specifically, in the area of inter-alliance and intra-alliance relations in both East and West. The author concludes that the second half of the 20th century may see an end of ideology and be a time of peace. 42 pp.

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