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Unformatted text preview: export of softwood timber. The point here is that power does not always yield desired outcomes, there are clear limits to what is acceptable and what is not. To use military power to settle a trade dispute is clearly unacceptable. Another example would be the non-use of nuclear weapons against a non-nuclear country in the event of war - this has become accepted as an international norm. UK-Argentina, Israel-Arabs. The important point here is that power is contextual. 3. What is an "international system"? A system is the way power is distributed around the globe. An international system is the rules of the game for a certain time period. If you can correctly figure out what the current system is you know where you stand and how and when to use your power....
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course LITERATURE LIT 101 taught by Professor Stault during the Spring '11 term at Albany State University.
- Spring '11