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Unformatted text preview: Venez requested us assistance • Us intervened • Britain said fux u USA Grover Clevland calls british actions “willful aggression upon us rights and interests Britain backed down • Had an existing war • Rising germany was a bigger threat • Dispute with us was not beneficial for brits Crenshaw: Strategic Logic of Terrorism • Crenshaws primary argument o Terrorism is a rational action that is a reaction to lack of power in the means to obtaining a goal • Conditions for terrorism o Constrained in options, inbalance in power They lack numbers Time constraints- Terrorism is quicker then normal process • Easier way to get shit done Cost-Benefit Calculation Cost of terrorism • Might lose popular support because of their actions • Gov’t may crack down on them • Negative connotation on terrorism Benefits: • Instant attention • Lest costly...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course POLS 2250 taught by Professor Charityd.butcher during the Fall '10 term at Kennesaw.
- Fall '10