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Russia as ‘a Europe apart’
Andrew Monaghan

– after which there has been prolonged discussion about whether Russia would remain in the Council. 51 Moreover, the two sides have begun to accuse the other of undermining the post-Cold War international order. NATO (and some of its member states) have asserted that in annexing Crimea and intervening in eastern Ukraine, Russia is undermining the post-Cold War European security order. Russia, for its part

in The new politics of Russia
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Kimberly Hutchings

others rests on its claim to offer a more plausible understanding of the nature of law, and the analytical and normative implications of that understanding. By US hegemonic liberalism, Habermas is referring to neo-conservative and liberal ‘empire’ arguments that support US interventionism as the way forward for a more stable post- Cold War international order. Habermas’s critique of this kind of thinking is that because it effectively reduces law to power it compromises its own liberal credentials. This not only leads the US to make serious mistakes about how to fight

in Time and world politics
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Philip Hammond

, each attempting to assert its authority in the fluid post-Cold War international order. Similarly, Woodward argues that Western accusations of war crimes were ‘a servant of American policy toward the conflict. By pressing for war crimes prosecutions at points when the Serbs were suing for peace, the US prioritised the defence of supposedly universal moral norms over the resolution of the conflict, even

in Framing post-Cold War conflicts
Matthias Maass

occupation posed an even bigger threat to a world economy hugely dependent on the steady flow of oil and gas from the Middle East. Equally problematic was the standard the invasion would set. Iraq’s aggression ran afoul of all the moral and legal principles that were supposed to shape the new, post-Cold War international order. And as the sole remaining superpower, the US felt called upon to tackle these challenges. To be sure, the US had major geostrategic interests in the region and had been deeply involved in regional power balancing. To this day, the US has major

in Small states in world politics