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Introduction to Global Politics, 2nd Edition by Kirsten L. Taylor, Richard W. Mansbach

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Francis Fukuyama declares an “end to history”

Fragmentation of the Soviet Union

Massive anti-globalization demonstration in Seattle

Russia invades neighboring Georgia

Iranians take to the streets to protest rigged presidential election

Wikileaks releases confidential American diplomatic documents

Pro-democracy demonstrations spread through the Arab world

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Globalization: The new frontier

On the morning of November 30, 1999, 50,000 people packed downtown Seattle, as leaders of 135 governments gathered for the third Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) (see Figure 6.1). It ...

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