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Causes of war: system level Imbalance of power Anarchy Global resources
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State-level Certain state ideologies lead to war Germany under the Nazis Certain government systems lead to war Military dictatorships
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Individual level Human characteristics: selfish, evil, aggressive Individual characteristics: Germany invades Poland in 1939
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The changing nature of war 1. technological advances The nuclear revolution (MAD) Must have enough weapons to survive a strike and be able to hit back
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The digital revolution Predator Drones http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMh8Cjnzen
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Unformatted text preview: 2. financial cost Vietnam $347 billion, Iraq $800 billion, Afghanistan $450 billion 3. scope Before 1800, 3/1000 of population in a country participated in war In the world wars, 1/7 WMD Biological weapons Banned by the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention Produced by North Korea, Iran, Syria, Iraq 1763, British Assessment What are the two collective goods that nations consider when fighting terrorism?s Extra credit: US selling drones to Turkey. What is Turkey going to use them for?...
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