After the Cold War by Arthur I. Cyr (auth.)

By Arthur I. Cyr (auth.)

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In the realm of military security, the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization is dead, in a truly tangible sense never really seemed to exist, and more vital Incentives for Analysis 17 organizations such as the Australia–New Zealand–USA pact are far more limited than Nato geographically and psychologically. The most important security arrangements are bilateral – USA–Japan and USA–South Korea. In economic dimensions likewise there is no parallel to the European Community, although there have been growing efforts at regional institu­ tion building, most comprehensively in the awkwardly titled Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) association.

This leads into the final, most fundamental theme of the analysis which follows. In myriad ways, domestic and international concerns are becom­ ing intertwined and entangled. Diplomacy in a democracy is never com­ fortably the preserve of a traditional, removed social and educational elite. Such characteristics of the American foreign service, for example, have made that institution a ready domestic political target over the years, and not only for ambitious demagogues. The changing character of interna­ tional relations provides an urgency and high importance to the task, al­ ways present in more implicit form, of finding the right combinations of foreign and domestic policy concerns.

From this perspective, the imagery of international interplay within the Atlantic area can be described as dual or ‘double imagery’. Great migrations of refugees from the east, from political as well as economic collapse in that part of the world, are moving steadily into Western Europe, mingling with active commercial enterprises large and small, which are simultaneously spreading, albeit unevenly, into Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. While one result is considerable social unrest, and some nationalist backlash, another very important result is to create a genuine common market in human terms, one which includes but goes well beyond the current membership of the European Union.

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