Gorbachev’s speech to the UN
It is a case study with questions gotten from Mikhail Gorbachev’s speech of December7, 1988 to the U.N
1)Why did Gorbachev choose the United Nations as his forum for this speech?
2)What did Gorbachev mean by “de-ideologizing relations among states? What implications did this have for superpower relations.
3)Why did he say that “Force no longer can…be the instrument of foreign policy”? What implications did this have for the Soviet union?
4) What did he for see as the future role of the superpowers in the world and the future relationship between them?