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Exam - Part 1 Identification Realism(Political Theory Theory that explains political behavior as a function of rational actions by self-interested

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Part 1- Identification Realism (Political Theory)- Theory that explains political behavior as a function of rational actions by self-interested states in a global system of anarchy. Shares common theme of states desire for power or security, rather than ideas or ethics. This theory shapes the way nations view each other and influence the way they interact with each other. Unfortunately, nations are usually looking for what is in their own best interest, which in turn affects opinions and cooperation between nations. David Addington - Chief of Staff and former legal counsel to Vice President Dick Cheney. Described by U.S. News and World report as “the most powerful man you’ve never heard of.” Strong advocate for utilizing the unlimited powers of the commander in chief during wartime, as well as expanding presidential powers in general. He is the legal force behind 750 signing statements President Bush has added to bills passed by Congress. He is a very powerful man that had a very large effect on many bills that all
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ITS 201 taught by Professor Copp during the Spring '07 term at Miami University.

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Exam - Part 1 Identification Realism(Political Theory Theory that explains political behavior as a function of rational actions by self-interested

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