Read "Decolonization" (chapter 30) and refresh on civil war in Yugoslavia (pp. 1047-1050)
Why did European colonial empires begin to disintegrate after World War II?
Contrast the decolonization efforts in Asia (India and Vietnam) with Africa (Egypt, Algeria, Sub- Saharan Africa).
What caused the conflicts in Yugoslavia in the 1990s?
What are some lingering problems in Western Europe after the Cold War?