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Unformatted text preview: 19:37 According to Fearman, there are really only three things that can make countries go to war: private information, commitment problems, and individual indivisibility. I need to know what each level thinks about the Cold War (systematic, national, and individual). Weakness of the system theory? 1. It cant explain the depth of interactions. It looks at things on the outside. 2. It cant explain change. They look at what has happened in the past and when things dont turn out as they should, its hard for them. Also, 3. they have a problem with non-state actions (Al Qaida). These are all downfalls. Also, Realists and Neo-realists are the same as system level believers. System levelers think the Cold War was driven by the self-help, anarchic world. In terms of starting the Cold War, there were no non-state actors, anarchic world....
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course GOVT 312L taught by Professor Dennis during the Summer '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Summer '11