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CURRENT ECONOMIC AND GEOPOLITICAL TREND S AND CHALLENGES

CURRENT ECONOMIC AND GEOPOLITICAL TREND S AND CHALLENGES

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  1. CURRENT ECONOMICAND GEOPOLITICAL TRENDS AND CHALLENGES 10th JOINT SEMINAR ON EUROPEANINTEGRATION PROCESSESDubrovnik, October 2008 Mladen Stanicic, Ph.D., Director Institute for International Relations Lj. F. Vukotinovica 2, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia Tel.:+385148 77 460, Fax:+385148 28 361E-mail: mladen@irmo.hr http://www.imo.hr

  2. GLOBALIZATION • Financial capitalism • Financial socialism • Wall Street socialism

  3. NEOLIBERALISM • State capitalism • New Deal • Woodrow Wilson • Harry Truman • J.M. Keynes – Bretton Woods • Different forms

  4. IDEOLOGY • Three Embedded Conflicts • Individualism – Collectivism • Constructivism – Structuralism • Scepticism – Education • Mixed Liberalism

  5. HISTORY • Enlightenment • Rise and Fall • Authoritarism and Totalitarism • The Resurgence

  6. PERPETUATION • Financial speculations • Widening gap • No control • No responsibility • Real economy and Financial economy

  7. NEW ACTORS • Asian economies • Russia • India • Turkey • OPEC • European Union

  8. MUTUAL INTEREST • American deficit • Asian surplus • The dependence of American market • Industrial Bank of China • 3 out of 5

  9. POLITICAL IMPLICATIONS • The end of unilateralism • Common approach • Politics ofenergy security • Fundamentalism and liberalism

  10. HOTBEDS • Iraq – Afghanistan – Pakistan • Middle East • Caucasus • Africa

  11. CONVENTIONAL THREATS • Terrorism • Weapon of mass destruction • Drug • Human trafficking • Organised crime

  12. THE POLITICS OF INTEGRATION • EU • NAFTA • ASEAN • APEC • SUBREGIONAL INTEGRATIONS

  13. GOOD GOVERNANCE