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After the Fall: World Order or Disorder after 1989

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Editor's note: The question and answer session has been removed from this podcast owing to technical difficulties.

Speaker(s): Prof Jacques Rupnik, Prof Mary Kaldor, Prof Michael Cox
Chair: Dr George Lawson

Recorded on 4 March 2014 in Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building.

The end of the Cold War in 1989 ushered in a more stable world shaped by an irresistible combination of capitalism and liberalism. But did it? New wars in failing states, the spread of nuclear weapons, rising terrorism, and in 2008 the great financial crash, all pointed to an international system where the certainties of a 20th Century Cold War had given way to a new century full of uncertainty and danger.

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