Other Names: Super-power exclusiveness
Nature: The policies of super power chauvinism are aimed at enslaving other ('lesser power') nations; discriminating against them in economic, political, and cultural fields; or denying their independence. Super power chauvinism, like chauvinism in general, tends to kindle hatred and enmity between peoples, and persecutes and harasses persons of different nationalities.
Incidence: Modern day examples of super power chauvinism are American intervention in Vietnam and the former Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan.
Problem Type: E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update 01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET