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New World Order Policeman: Responding to Iraqi Aggression Against Kuwait

David M. Malone

in The International Struggle Over Iraq: Politics in the UN Security Council 1980-2005

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199278572
eISBN:
9780191604119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278571.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the second phase of UN involvement in Iraq, which seemed to herald the emergence of the Security Council as a New World Order Policeman. The Security Council’s capacity to ... More


New World Order Conspiracies I: The New World Order and the Illuminati

Michael Barkun

in A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238053
eISBN:
9780520939721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238053.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Despite the unprecedented millenarian pluralism in contemporary America, the varieties—religious, secular, and improvisational—have been integrated by the wide acceptance of a unifying conspiracy ... More


Iraq and the Use of Force in International Law

Marc Weller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199595303
eISBN:
9780191595769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595303.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The prohibition of the use of force is one of the most crucial elements of the international legal order. Our understanding of that rule was both advanced and challenged during the period commencing ... More


New World Order Conspiracies II: A World of Black Helicopters

Michael Barkun

in A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238053
eISBN:
9780520939721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238053.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

New World Order theory claimed to provide an overarching explanation for contemporary politics by fitting all events into a single scenario: a diabolically clever and unscrupulous secret organization ... More


Global Politics, Islamic Finance and Islamist Politics Before and After 11 September 2001

Ibrahim Warde

in The Politics of Islamic Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618361
eISBN:
9780748653089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618361.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Since its inception in the mid-1970s, Islamic finance was been firmly embedded within the US-centred international economic order under the tutelage of Saudi-supported pan-Islamism. With the end of ... More


UFO Conspiracy Theories, 1975–1990

Michael Barkun

in A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238053
eISBN:
9780520939721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238053.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Oklahoma City bombing brought New World Order ideas to the public attention. A segment of American culture straddles the divide between mainstream and deviant and encompasses millions of people: ... More


Ufos Meet the New World Order

Michael Barkun

in A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238053
eISBN:
9780520939721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238053.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

New World Order ideas about a coming global tyranny coalesced with UFO conspiracist theories in the 1990s. Their union was exemplified in the works of two conspiracists, Jim Keith and David Icke. ... More


Conclusion: Millennialists from Outer Space

Michael Barkun

in A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238053
eISBN:
9780520939721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238053.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Millennialism and New World Order conspiracy theories have been closely intertwined. They seemed to provide a way of predicting the emergence of the Antichrist. Among the conspiracy-minded, ... More


UFOs and the Search for Scapegoats I: Anti-Catholicism and Anti-Masonry

Michael Barkun

in A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238053
eISBN:
9780520939721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238053.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

New World Order adherents can either ignore or adopt racist and anti-Semitic ideas, but their constructs have spread rapidly. Some New World Order ideas in ufology have been free of any overt racial ... More


Communism and Nationalism: Karl Marx versus Friedrich List

Roman Szporluk

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195051032
eISBN:
9780199854417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195051032.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Three years before publication of the Communist Manifesto Karl Marx began work on a critique of a movement that was gaining popularity as a challenge to capitalism—nationalism, as put forth by the ... More


The New World Order

Martin S. Flaherty

in Restoring the Global Judiciary: Why the Supreme Court Should Rule in U.S. Foreign Affairs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179124
eISBN:
9780691186122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179124.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks to the real “New World Order.” Conventionally, international relations as well as international law concentrated on the interactions of nation-states. On this model, the United ... More


Multistakeholderism, Civil Society, and Global Diplomacy: The Case of the World Summit on the Information Society

Wolfgang Kleinwächter

in Governing Global Electronic Networks: International Perspectives on Policy and Power

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042512
eISBN:
9780262271936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042512.003.0416
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter focuses on the evolution of civil society participation in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) process and the rise of “multistakeholderism” as a new principle with the ... More


The imbalance of power in 1991: collapse of the Soviet Union and allied victory in the Persian Gulf War

James W. Peterson

in Russian-American Relations in the Post-Cold War World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105783
eISBN:
9781526128553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105783.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The two unrelated events of the break-up of the Soviet Union and the allied victory in the Persian Gulf War made the year 1991 a significant turning point for both Moscow and Washington. A full ... More


Islamic Finance and Politics: Guilt by Association

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Critics of Islamic finance focus on the political mischief of Islamic banks on domestic and international terrain. The suspicion surrounding Islamic banks rests on the syllogism: political Islam at ... More


Opening Acts

Jocelyn Olcott

in International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195327687
eISBN:
9780199344833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195327687.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on two events that preceded the IWY intergovernmental conference and NGO tribune: a “journalists’ encounter” and a seminar on women in development. The journalists’ encounter was ... More


The Eleventh Plague: Thinking Ecologically after Derrida

David Wood

in Reoccupy Earth: Notes toward an Other Beginning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283545
eISBN:
9780823286249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283545.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter develops an eleventh “plague” onto Jacques Derrida's list of ten plagues of the New World Order in his Specters of Marx: the growing global climate crisis. Forging an amalgam from ... More


Conspiracy Theories in Post-Soviet Russia

Ilya Yablokov

in Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190844073
eISBN:
9780190909611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844073.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Throughout the post-Soviet period various conspiracy theories, most of which have been anti-Western, have moved from the margins of intellectual life to the mainstream of Russian politics. The trauma ... More


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