POSI Review - Political Science Review Test 3 Foreign...

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Foreign Policy 1.Who was Immanuel Kant? Kant was a philosopher from the 18 th century, he focused on moral, political, and aesthetic philosophy. 2. What are Kant's 3 articles for building perpetual peace? 1. The civil constitution of every state should be republican. Aka Democracy 2. The law of nations shall be founded on a federation of free states. Aka International Peace committee that everyone’s laws are based off of. 3. The law of world citizenship shall be limited to conditions universal hospitality. – taking advantage of comparative advantage (economic openness) and having mutual understandings of culture. 3. How is democracy supposed to make states more peaceful? Democracies rarely fight one another, they must follow the democratic norms of behavior, and institutional constraints keep them from fighting as well. 4. How does modern day democratic peace theory differ from Kant's? Kant believed that democracy was a necessary evil for republics, to keep perpetual peace. He believed direct democracy was bad. 5. How do international institutions help cooperate? How do they oppose anarchy? It brings different states to the table to talk and work out problems diplomatically and without force. With enough members they can prevent anarchy in states that do not have functioning governments. 6.What is in article II of NPT, IV and X? 1. II- Each non-nuclear-weapons member most not create or seek out nuclear weapons 2. IV- 1. Members may still use nuclear power for peace. 2. Members can share with each other if it is for peace. 3. X-1. Each party can withdraw from the treaty at anytime. 2. In 25 years the treaty will be reexamined. 7. Be able to identify which countries had nuclear weapons prior to the signing of the NPT. United States, China, Russia, United Kingdom, and France. 8. Be able to identify which countries did not sign the NPT. India, Israel, and Pakistan. 9. To some, why might it seem that Iran might be developing nuclear weapons? What has been Iran’s response to these accusations? IAEA (international atomic energy agency) revealed that they were trying to make nuclear weapons, and trading enriched uranium for almost 20 years. Iran has denied all accusations that they are developing nuclear weapons, and are abiding by the NPT. 10. What would a realist say about the possibility of the development of nuclear weapons in Iran? How might this result be avoided according to liberals? In the eyes of a realist of Iran has nuclear weapons, the next time it wants to pick a fight with Israel; it will not be scared of United States interference. Liberals approach the idea differently always trying to find a peaceful solution such as international
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course POSI 2320 taught by Professor Henderson during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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