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PARADIGMATIC SHIFTS: THEN AND NOW



THEN/OLD/BEFORE/WAS………………….NOW/NEW/AFTER/BECOMING



Bipolar – symmetrical………………………………….Unipolar – asymmetrical

Western Alliance………………………………………..Coalition of the willing

MAD………………………………………………………..Preemption

Superpowers………………………………………………Superempowered Individuals

Bretton Woods-IMF…………………………………….Globalization-WTO

Germany, Russia…………………………………………China, Islamic World

Atlantic World……………………………………………Pacific Rim

East vs. West………………………………………………Core – Gap

Division Conflict………………………………………….Convergence Conflict

Rogue State………………………………………………..Failed State

WWIII………………………………………………………4th Generation Warfare

Communism………………………………………………Islamism

The State…………………………………………………..The Culture

Compartmentalization…………………………………Context

Centripetal………………………………………………..Centrifugal

Totalitarianism………………………………………….Anarchy

Hierarchy………………………………………………….Network

Command………………………………………………….Evolve

Dictatorship……………………………………………….Terror

UN-Irrelevant……………………………………………UN-Obstructive

Either-Or…………………………………………………..Probabilities

Protected Markets………………………………………The Market

Stability…………………………………………………….Liberalization

Power………………………………………………………..Knowledge

Political Religions………………………………………Religious Politics

Geopolitics………………………………………………..Geoeconomics

Regional trading blocs………………………………….Regional currency blocs

The Atom…………………………………………………..The Genome

NATO…………………………………………………………EU

Containment……………………………………………….Connectivity

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