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Steven McCarthy International Relations Due Mon. 20 Chapter 2 Homework 1. The question of weather a bi-polor or muti-polor is better for a state  is hard to answer. There are many outside properties such as the  economy, the ruling powers and what there objectives are. In a bi-polor  world such as that of the cold war there were good parts to it as well as  bad. The good being that you know who the enemy but the bad was  that there was a huge security dilemma causing an arms race. The  good thing about an muti-polor world like that of era from 1648 up until  world war two was that there was no single enemy that meant that  there would be less chance of an arms race but the bad was that if  there was a “bad guy” no one country would stop them.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. The prisoners dilemma is used to serve as an example to show the difficulty of being able to get cooperation from another country. This means that many times that one country will try to maximize there countrys individual interests but by doing this many times they both can get the least of there interests. 3. We need more than just the international level of analysis is that there are many other things that may be happing on the domestic level that effect the counties international relations with other countries. Such as that of Iraq right now being that they have a problem with domestic terrorists and that effects the way that the Untied States are doing business with there country....
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