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AID
Voluntary transfer of funds or resources from one state to another in times of need.

ASEAN
Association of South East Asian Nations

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BILATERALISM
Joint economic or security policies between two nations.

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CONFLICT
Opposition between persons, states, ideas or interests. Can be armed conflict.

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DIPLOMACY

DIPLOMATIC INSTRUMENTS


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GLOBALISATION
Rapid expansion and of the mobility of goods and services on a global scale.

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INSTRUMENTS
Something used to achieve a political goal or policy such as espionage or military force.

INSTITUTIONS
An organisation with a specific purpose that can be economic, humanitarian, cultural or political. Attempts to reach certain goals using different resources. Governmental or non-governmental.

INTERNATIONALISM
The belief that the greatest possible cooperation between nations in trade, culture, education, government etc. is the best way to build peace. Opposite of isolationism and nationalism. Main focus on human rights and how solutions can be made to shared prolems through cooperation.


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MULTILATERALISM
Joint economic or security policies between several nations.

MILITARY POWER

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NATION
large group of people bound together by common tradition, culture and usually a language within a defined geographical area. This group does not however, necessarily have a sovereign government.

NATIONAL INTEREST
A country's interests/goals as a whole - these goals can be economic, military or cultural. Primarily goals are about security and survival of the country. Secondly, the nations growth and prosperity in terms of economy and power. Countries often use their national interests to justify their actions on the international stage.

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POWER
Ability for one state to influence and /or control another state.

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STATE
A political process of the governing of a particular geographic area with defined territorial boundaries.

SOVEREIGNTY
the ability for a government/political authority to be free from external control.

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TRANSNATIONAL ISSUES
Issues that cross borders and impact upon many states

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UNILATERALISM
When a country makes a decision without consulting others.

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VALUES/IDEOLOGY
A system of ideas and policies relating to economic and political issues. Can link to a nation's national interest.

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