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Unformatted text preview: commitment Small US force being placed in Berlin (Berlin Brigade) US tied hands because their troops were in Berlin and if Soviets attacked they would need to send more Slippery slope- Brinksmanship- hope that the other side will blink Ad Hawk- Wag the Dog- a leader in domestic trouble will start a conflict to start a rally effect Stag Effect- the patriotism a country gets weather or not an actor purposely created it. Allies lead to a larger bargaining range, making war less unlikely, The bargaining range moves closer to the allies IF it is an ironclad commitment, then B has more incentive to challenge, making war more likely, causing entrapment Collective action- Everyone would benefit from compromise, but some actors want to free ride on the benefits Conflict between general interest and national interest: tariffs; nation as a whole may not want one, but steel industry might...
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2012 for the course POLI SCI 103 taught by Professor Pevehouse during the Fall '08 term at Wisconsin.
- Fall '08
- International Relations