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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


Globalization, Mundialización: Civilizing Processes and the Relocation of Languages and Knowledges

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter identifies some of the instances in which the denial of the denial of coevalness materializes itself by redressing and implementing long-lasting forces, sensibilities, and rationalities ... More


After the Cold War: Wilsonianism Resurgent?

Tony Smith

in America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154923
eISBN:
9781400842025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154923.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the United States's Wilsonianism in the post-Cold War era, first under George H. W. Bush and then under Bill Clinton. It considers how Bush, who became president as the Soviet ... More


The Ideological Response to War: Codes of Human Rights

A. W. BRAIN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter describes how the protection of human rights came, during World War II, to feature in schemes for creating a new world order, encouraging the drafting of comprehensive codes of rights 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


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


Order and Disorder after the Cold War

James E. Cronin

in Global Rules: America, Britain and a Disordered World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300151480
eISBN:
9780300210217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151480.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the new world order and disorder that occurred after the Cold War. The formal construction of the post-Cold War world began with the reunification of Germany in October 1990 and ... 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


Prologue

James E. Cronin

in Global Rules: America, Britain and a Disordered World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300151480
eISBN:
9780300210217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151480.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines how the United States and Great Britain shaped the world order after World War II by reconfiguring the framework of institutions through which it functions. It analyses the ... More


Remaking the World, Again

James E. Cronin

in Global Rules: America, Britain and a Disordered World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300151480
eISBN:
9780300210217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151480.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the efforts of the United States and Great Britain in the twentieth century to establish a new world order that would enhance the prospects of peace, democracy, human rights, ... More


Frustrated Globalism, Compromise Geographies: Designing the United Nations

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the designing and founding of the United Nations. The main problem that U.S. postwar planners faced was how to design a global organization that followed democratic principles ... More


China in a New World

Christopher A. Ford

in China Looks at the West: Identity, Global Ambitions, and the Future of Sino-American Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813165400
eISBN:
9780813165424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165400.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores what the new world order would be with the People’s Republic of China at the top of the hierarchy. However, conceptualizing what the world would look like with China in charge ... More


Fascism in World History, 1937–1943

Reto Hofmann

in The Fascist Effect: Japan and Italy, 1915-1952

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453410
eISBN:
9780801456367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453410.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the discourse on the alliance between Imperial Japan, Fascist Italy, and Nazi Germany in the late 1930s and wartime. More specifically, it considers the historical nature of ... 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


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


Introduction: The Past

Geir Lundestad

in International Relations Since the End of the Cold War: New and Old Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199666430
eISBN:
9780191745607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666430.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The period analyzed in the book and in the introduction is from the end of the Cold War in 1990 until the present. The period is divided into two parts of equal length, before and after September 11, ... 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


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


Global Rules: America, Britain and a Disordered World

James E Cronin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300151480
eISBN:
9780300210217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151480.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

World War II created and the Cold War sustained a ‘special relationship’ between America and Britain, and the terms on which that decades-long conflict ended would become the foundation of a new ... More


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