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Unformatted text preview: in contradiction that every great power has a goal to maximize their share of world power, not to survive. It seems that survival of a state only comes into play when two great powers go into war and to have a large enough war to wipe out the state they were focused obviously on the growth of the state not the survival. It seems like he contradicts himself early and a lot and does not draw you in with evidence to support him first. 3. If China becomes a threat like the soviet Union in the cold war is it more or less likely that the US will use absolute force and a preemptive strike against China to avoid the tense stand off that was experienced in the cold war era? If no, will China strike the US to avoid the same situation we experienced?...
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- Spring '07
- International Relations