What is the relevance of the Non-aligned Movement after the end of Cold War? Explain.
Relevance of the Non-Aligned Movement after the end of Cold War:-
i. The concept of non-alignment evolved during the Cold War.
ii. Non-alignment contained some core values and enduring ideas.
iii. It was based on the recognition that decolonised states share a historical affiliation and can become a powerful force if they come together.
iv. It meant that the poor and often very small countries need not become followers of any of the big powers; they could pursue an independent foreign policy.
v. It was also based on a resolve to democratise the international system by thinking about an alternative world order to redress existing inequities.
vi. These core ideas remained relevant even after the Cold War ended.
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