II The Use of Force

II The Use of Force - The Use of Force I. Military Force...

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The Use of Force I. Military Force and Political Goals II. Negotiation and threats a. Almost always war and negotiations go hand in hand because something is trying to be achieved and if there is an agreement to this then force will not be used or stop being used. b. Force also can be negotiations c. Always possibility of making things worse for the other side if there is not an agreement d. Threatening to go to war or use more force is normally meant to not go to war or to stop a war III. Deterrence a. Percieve something that will happen and make a threat (Y will raise the cost of X high enough if you do it) b. Credibility b.i. Need the will and ability to carry out the threat (Will is often doubted) c. Communication c.i. Need to communicate the idea to everyone that you are willing to go to war IV. Coercive diplomacy a. Raising the price of leaving things the way they are…you are now putting the burden on you because you are the one who wants to change the status quo b. Difference is who makes the first move
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course INR 2001 taught by Professor Richard during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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II The Use of Force - The Use of Force I. Military Force...

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