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Unformatted text preview: not fight because then its just not worth it Alliances: Realist o For much of post war period they have been allied against soviet union They wont fight each other because theyre allied Imperialism: Critical theory o Notion this is all a function of the power and ideological hegemony in the western world We are locked into a way of thinking Due to What Aspects of Democracy Institutions (electoral democracy) o Contested elections Modified Democratic Peace Strong democracies do not fight Stronger and weaker democracies may fight: Us- Britain in War of 1812 o One is strong and one is weak and this my cause aggression Weak democracies may fight: Greece- Turkey today Democracies fight non-democracies: U.S.- Iraq o Clearly doesnt hold in case of democratic non-democratic o May hold if democratic and non fight less than non and non What Perspective and LOA? Go back and try to guess which one is which...
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course IAFF 005 taught by Professor Nau during the Fall '08 term at GWU.
- Fall '08