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Unformatted text preview: Alliances Why Are Alliances Formed? How Do Alliances Impact War Outbreak? Other E ects of Alliances POLSC 333: World Politics Alliances and Enemies 1 Dr. Amanda Murdie September 28th 1 Are they mutually exclusive? POLSC 333: World Politics Alliances Why Are Alliances Formed? How Do Alliances Impact War Outbreak? Other E ects of Alliances Goals for Today 1 Discuss why a sovereign state would want to form an alliance and typical patterns of alliances 2 Discuss the role alliances play in the outbreak of war 3 Outline how alliances are credible - both internally and externally 4 Discus other e ects of alliances POLSC 333: World Politics Alliances Why Are Alliances Formed? How Do Alliances Impact War Outbreak? Other E ects of Alliances Remember - Test #1 coming up Next Tuesday, October 5th 50 questions also: could take an essay test - have to tell me by Thursday my husband's score: 73 POLSC 333: World Politics Alliances Why Are Alliances Formed? How Do Alliances Impact War Outbreak? Other E ects of Alliances Remember - Test #1 coming up Next Tuesday, October 5th 50 questions also: could take an essay test - have to tell me by Thursday my husband's score: 73 POLSC 333: World Politics Alliances Why Are Alliances Formed? How Do Alliances Impact War Outbreak? Other E ects of Alliances Icebreaker Remember last week we talked about audience costs? a foreign policy leader tries to make their threats credible buy issuing public statements with an audience that can punish them remember, I also said that audience costs are hard in non-democracies but can happen if can nd an audience http://www.thedailyshow.com/full-episodes/thu-september- 23-2010-king-abdullah-ii-of-jordan 12:00 to 14:00 POLSC 333: World Politics Alliances Why Are Alliances Formed? How Do Alliances Impact War Outbreak? Other E ects of Alliances Basic Argument 1 Alliances are institutions between states with common interests, laying out their actions in time of crisis. 2 Alliances are formed for a variety of political, economic, and military interests - there is some evidence of both balancing and bandwagoning. 3 Alliances impact war outbreak by changing the costs and bene ts of a potential bargaining settlement. Alliances can also bring uncertainty. 4 States work to make their alliances credible. POLSC 333: World Politics Alliances Why Are Alliances Formed? How Do Alliances Impact War Outbreak? Other E ects of Alliances De nition of Alliance Types of Alliances De nition of Alliance BOOK'S DEFINITION: institution that help their members cooperate militarily in the event of war What is an institution? What does cooperation mean? POLSC 333: World Politics Alliances Why Are Alliances Formed? How Do Alliances Impact War Outbreak?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course POLSC 333 taught by Professor Aren during the Spring '11 term at Kansas State University.

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