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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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- Fall '08
- International Relations, Saddam Hussein, 2003 invasion of Iraq, Iran–Iraq War