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6/14/11 Preventing War
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6/14/11 Externalities of Power Anarchy forces states to seek power. Augmenting power can help states improve their security. There are side-effects that
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6/14/11 The Security Dilemma By increasing your own power for defensive purposes, you make others feel insecure.
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6/14/11 Arms Race
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6/14/11 Effects of 1MT Fusion Bomb Equivalent to 1,000,000 tons of TNT ( by comparison: a conventional bunker buster bomb---1 to 11 tons of TNT) 220,000 fatalities Half a million additional injuries
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6/14/11 Arsenal Size 128,000 bombs built since 1945. USA- 55%. USSR- 43%. Today 27,000 intact warheads “The Long Peace: 1945-1991”
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6/14/11 Nuclear Weapon States: The Proliferation Problem
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Unformatted text preview: USA (1945) USSR (1949) UK (1952) France (1960) China (1964) Israel (1967-1973) India (1974, 1988) 6/14/11 Why Do States Build the Security International norms permit it Democracy (Public opinion) Economics/liberalization National Prestige Psychology of leaders 6/14/11 Options Do Nothing Collective Security agreements Impose Sanctions Give Incentives Attack nuclear facilities 6/14/11 Legality under International Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (1968) International Atomic Energy Agency (1957) 6/14/11 NPT (189 signatories) 6/14/11 Dual-Use Dilemma 6/14/11 Consistent U.S. Pressure...
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course POLI 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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