Territorial Conflict meh

Territorial Conflict meh - A) Societal 1) India-Pakistan...

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A) Societal 1) India-Pakistan cricket match – better societal desire for peace 2) Opinion poll – India not even seen as largest threat (why is US so much greater) – importance of perceived threat perceived threat B) Societal (importance of public opinion) 1) Importance of perceived threat? 2) Degree of interactions be tween populations – less “us vs. them” factor C) Economic interdependence = less conflict (Moore 103) D) Relative power 1) Cooperation determined by wealth of an actor – wealthy states are more integrated into the international system, more satisfied with it – more developed actors are more cooperative (Moore 96) E) Relative power 1) Pakistan declining – more likely to be belligerent 2) Insurgents, terrorists creating state of fear, less outspoken population – assassinations of government officials for trying to change law on blasphemy (Lahore) 3) Gujarat leader – allowed riots against Muslims in 2009 (Gandhinagar 1) 4) Problem: not a directly militarized conflict – more of a continuation not an initiation so it doesn’t fit the rally context (a) Continuation of conflict still works to distract discontent – worth noting but there is not enough evidence to support that
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This note was uploaded on 06/13/2011 for the course POLI 315 taught by Professor Licht during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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