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In what three ways did the collapse of the Soviet Union affect the world politics? Explain.
Effect of collapse of Soviet Union:
1. It meant the end of Cold War confrontations:-This end meant end of arms race and possible new peace.
2. The power relations in world politics changed: The end of the Cold War left open only two possibilities: either the remaining superpower would dominate and create a unipolar system, or different countries or groups of countries could become important players in the international system.
3. Emergence of many new countries: This led to emergence of national aspirations of these countries.
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Give an example each of the three kinds of hegemony that are dealt with in the chapter. Do not cite examples that are in the chapter.NCERT - Contemporary World Politics
Which among the following statements about hegemony is incorrect?
a. The word implies the leadership or predominance of one State.
b. It was used to denote the predominance of Athens in the ancient Greece.
c. The country having hegemonic position will possess unchallenged military power.
d. Hegemonic position is fixed. Once a hegemon, always a hegemon.NCERT - Contemporary World Politics
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Match the following:
i. Operation Infinite Reach
ii. Operation Enduring Freedom
iii. Operation Desert Storm
iv. Operation Iraqi Freedom
a. War against Al-Qaeda and Taliban
b. Coalition of the willing
c. Missile attack in Sudan
d. First Gulf WarNCERT - Contemporary World Politics
Which among the following statements is wrong with regard to ‘Operation Iraqi Freedom’?
a. More than forty countries joined in the US-led coalition of the willing to invade Iraq.
b. The reason given for invading Iraq was to prevent it from developing weapons of mass destruction.
c. The action was taken with the prior approval of the UN.
d. The US-led coalition did not face major resistance from Iraqi forcesNCERT - Contemporary World Politics
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a. There is an absence of world government, which could regulate the State’s behaviour.
b. The US is the predominant player in world affairs.
c. States are using force against one another.
d. States, which violate international law, are severely punished by the UN.NCERT - Contemporary World Politics
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