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Title:Rethinking the North/South relations: an analysis of the US/Nigerian hegemonic overtures
Author:Adogamhe, Paul G.
Year:2006
Periodical:Nigerian Journal of International Affairs
Volume:32
Issue:1
Pages:99-132
Language:English
Geographic terms:world
Nigeria
United States
Subjects:New World Order
North-South relations
political ideologies
foreign policy
Abstract:The New World Order is no longer characterized by the East/West divide, nor by the ideological dynamics of the Cold War. The emerging new world order is marked by liberal democracies versus authoritarian regimes; liberal democracies/authoritarian regimes as State entities versus terrorism, a non-State entity; religious fanaticism versus secularism; and the rich nations (the North) versus the poor nations (the South). The relations between the US and Nigeria can best be described as a tale of two giants representing the North/South hegemonies. This paper looks at Nigeria's leading role in Africa; its attitude concerning the US campaign against terrorism, including the war with Iraq; the Africa policy of the US; and US-Nigeria relations. Notes, ref., sum. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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