Droht eine Neuauflage des Kalten Krieges?

MOSKAU – Während sich das Jahr 2014 seinem Ende nähert, wird deutlich, dass die seit 1989 vorhandenen europäischen und internationalen politischen Strukturen ihre Bewährungsprobe nicht bestanden haben. Seit dem Ende des Kalten Krieges hat die Welt kein derart angespanntes und schwieriges Umfeld mehr erlebt, in dem vor dem Hintergrund eines Abbruchs des Dialogs zwischen Großmächten in Europa und im Nahen Osten Blut vergossen wird. Die Welt scheint sich an der Schwelle eines neuen Kalten Krieges zu befinden. Manche behaupten sogar, er habe bereits begonnen.

Unterdessen spielt das wichtigste internationale Gremium der Welt – der Sicherheitsrat der Vereinten Nationen – kaum eine Rolle oder ergreift konkrete Maßnahmen, um die Brandherde einzudämmen und das Morden zu beenden. Warum hat er nicht entschlossen gehandelt und eine Beurteilung der Lage vorgenommen, um  einen gemeinsamen Aktionsplan zu entwickeln?

Ich glaube ein wesentlicher Grund ist der Zusammenbruch des Vertrauens, das durch harte Arbeit und die gemeinsame Bemühung geschaffen wurde, den Kalten Krieg zu beenden. Ohne  dieses Vertrauen sind friedliche internationale Beziehungen in der globalisierten Welt von heute undenkbar.

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