Revista de Relaciones Internacionales, Estrategia y Seguridad
Print version ISSN 1909-3063
GHOTME, Rafat. LA CONFIGURACIÓN DEL PODER EN EL SISTEMA INTERNACIONAL CONTEMPORÁNEO. rev.relac.int.estrateg.segur. [online]. 2011, vol.6, n.1, pp. 47-74. ISSN 1909-3063.
In this article we will see that the contemporary international system is characterized by a set of power relations that approximates the model of unipolar hegemony in its descent phase and the model of classical balance of power on the rise. While acknowledging a growing global interdependence, the fundamental interests still collide and lives on an strategic competition for survival and accumulation of power.
Keywords : Structure of power; international system; hegemony; balance of power; competition; cooperation.