It is important to stress that while there are obligations and responsibilities among donor nations to help provide humanitarian assistance, promote good health, eradicate disease, protect human rights and emphasize humanitarian principles, there are obligations and responsibilities on recipient nations, too. In 1989 we started to see the end of a world polarized since 1945 between communism and democracy, capitalism and the command economies. We are all now, Russians and Chinese included, readier to accept, to a lesser or greater extent, the market economy. Even the distinction between developed and developing nations is diminishing. More nations, like India, have characteristics of both within their own territory.