Appeasement DA 2 - Michigan7 2013


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Unformatted text preview: US diplomatic and military courses of action toward terrorist havens in the non­Western world and toward rogue regimes. (Thomas H. ­ Hoover Institution Stanford University “Using Power and Diplomacy To Deal With Rogue States” February 1, 1999 Three central concepts undergird the available instruments that serve U.S. foreign policymakers confronting a renegade regime: law, diplomacy, and power. Law stands at one end of the policy spectrum and power at the other, with diplomacy in the middle, thus representing a "response ramp" from the least severe to the most severe tool. Legal remedies constitute the cheapest and least aggressive reaction; power, in its various forms, is the most drastic weapon in a nation's arsenal. Diplomatic means encompass a wide range of options, from recalling ambassadors to closing embassies. Moving steadily from one end of the spectrum to the other is ineffective against rogues, however, failing to capture the complexity of dealing effectively with outlaws. To deal with outlaws, the tools should be applied as near...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2013 for the course DEBATE 101 taught by Professor None during the Summer '12 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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