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Other Inter-governmental Organizations

NON-ALIGNED MOVEMENT (NAM)

The end of the Second World War saw a new international order not known to the world earlier. The international system came to be dominated by two superpowers—the United States of America (USA) and the erstwhile Soviet Union, known officially as the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). These two superpowers tried to influence other countries militarily, economically, as well as ideologically. Both the USA and the USSR were engaged in an intensified propaganda against each other and spent huge sums on it. They wanted to bring other countries to their respective spheres of influence, and for this purpose, they created security and economic alliances after the Second World ...

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