Conflict Arising from Globalization

Conflict Arising from Globalization.

Conflict Arising from Globalization

Globalization is the integration of the global political, economy, culture and law in the world so that to have equal development in all nations across the world. Globalization has resulted in conflicts in society, nations, and culture in the fight of integrating parties that were separate before to have the common objective. Many of the war such as the world war and cold war resulted as a result of the globalization. The western countries were in leading in globalization across the globe, which led to conflict between the communist and the capitalist.

Globalization was unleashed by many states changing to capitalism and the ideology of democracy that was in mind of people from the various state. American civilization in the 18th century was the main drive of globalization across many countries in the world. In the modern world, the conflict arises due to civilization. In the 18th century after establishment modern international system, the conflict arose in the western world due to the changes it insisted. The conflict at this time was between prince and emperor, absolute kingdom and constitutional Kingdom with the aim of expanding their administration, economy, power, and the territories they govern (Huntington, Ajami & Bartley 1993 pp.7). In the process of building an independent nation and in the 19th century and the French revolution the new type of conflict arise and the conflict at these type it was the conflict between nations and these rejuvenated the world War I, where the European countries were fighting to get the most state to colonize.

The Russian revolution was the later source of the conflict, during this revolution the conflict was between the communist, Nazism and liberal democracy that later changed to be between communism and capitalism. After the end of the Second World War, the fight between communism and capitalism resulted in cold war between two super power states. The impact of this cold war was great between autocratic and democratic leadership in many nations. The fighting ground for cold war was mostly in the developing country most notably in the Arabs countries, especially in the Middle East. Harrison and Mitchell (2013) give an example of the cold war between the two superpowers resulted in the war that was in the Middle East that lasted for nine years (2013, pp. 9). After the end of the cold war, many nations adopted western economic and political ideologies. It resulted in the birth of another phase of the conflict, which is international. Politicians and the activists started fighting between Western civilization and Non-Western Civilization. People and the ruler who were in Non-Western Civilization group they were they had an ideology that Western civilization is Neo-colonization by their earlier colonizers the west.

In the 20th century, the development of the world led to breaking up of violence. The ideology of liberalism, which was the objective of globalization by the West, opposed the existing dictatorship, totalitarianism, and communism, which was threatening to launch a nuclear war that will destroy the whole world (Fukuyama, 1989 p.9). Regardless of all the determinations of the West to end communism as it was the main aim of the Western revolution and bring capitalism in all states across the globe, at the end of the 20th century it shows the reversal of their ideology. A considerable number of governments and people were against economic and political ambitions of Western liberalism.






Fukuyama, F., 1989. The end of history? The national interest, (16), 3-18.

Harrison, E. and Mitchell, S.M., 2014. The Arab Spring and Democratic Socialization: International Influences. In The Triumph of Democracy and the Eclipse of the West. Palgrave Macmillan US.

Huntington, S.P., Ajami, F. and Bartley, R.L., 1993. The clash of civilizations: The debate: a foreign affairs reader. Foreign Affairs, 5-8.




Conflict Arising from Globalization

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