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feb 28 - 2/28/2008 10:41:00 AM Current Events gaza BALANCE...

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28/02/2008 10:41:00 Current Events gaza BALANCE OF POWER 1. imperfect     (argue unfortunate reality-don’t encourage/promote bop) fails to deter anti-status quo states o bop breaks down WW1-G tried to avoid encirclement, and unified G  must use power in moderation to protect vital interests; B gets  threatened and joins F  unkind to small/weak states o elimination of countries Poland- surrounded by Prussia, russia, Austria hungary who all  wanted it (check ea. other); in 1772, 1793, 1795, carved up  Poland and splits (comes back 1817) Poland disappears to maintain bop Iran-1907 division of N to R S to B- B moves up, R moves down,  towards each other and towards zone of neutrality o division of countries Germany- split (East and West) ends in 1990 Vietnam- after Geneva accords, which were supposed to be  temporary (armistice line where fighting stops)
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