Conflict and Cooperation in the 21st Century Introduction In order to assess the likelihood of conflict and cooperation in the 21st century, it is necessary to examine and analyze previous history, for identifying the causes of conflict in earlier eras will indicate what is likely to cause conflict in the 21st century. Applying the same process will indicate how likely cooperation will be in the 21st century, for government and foreign policy decision makers in the 21st century will be influenced by the same basic political, economic, social, and religious factors that generated conflict or produced cooperation in earlier eras. Ultimately, despite the role of multiple and contingent factors in generating conflict or producing...The end:
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