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Unformatted text preview: symbiotic incentive. Alliances create a balance of power, or create oe side stronger than the other. There must be a rational thinking for this to work. You need to check what is the more convenient. In a multipolar system you have the chance for a third member to join in. The argemnt given was that there is a free riding, or a collection action problem. It is the you do it. Giving responsabilities or choices to someone elase. An alliance will form because countries dont want other countries to become stronger You always have to take both sides into account when doing alliances....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course IR 109 taught by Professor Heinz during the Spring '10 term at Rochester.
- Spring '10