In promoting structural adjustment, the U.S. has concentrated on short-term profits for businesses and narrow diplomatic gain.
Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Over the past decade, nuclear weapons have been reduced from 70,000 to 40,000. The U.S. and Russia hold 97% of these remaining nuclear weapons.
With the end of the cold war and the demise of the Soviet threat, NATO must find new rationales for its existence.
The end of the cold war left U.S.-Russian relations in a state of volatile ambiguity.