Appeasement DA 2 - Michigan7 2013


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Unformatted text preview: subject sanctions to periodic review to determine their effectiveness. Ineffective sanctions should be dropped or refocused. The gravest shortcoming of sanctions lies in the political cover they afford politicians for not adopting a more meaningful course of action. Economic embargoes fulfill the need to respond to a challenge, but they alone can rarely achieve an ambitious objective. Against rogue regimes, they are only a first response, not an endgame. Sanctions must not be an easy substitute for a well­conceived strategy. APPEASEMENT DISADVANTAGE 7-WEEK JUNIORS MICHIGAN 2013 CFJPV AT//Resolve / Credibility Impact Engagement’s not key to hegemony – international reputation is unimportant Tang ‘5 Shiping Tang, associate research fellow and deputy director of the Center for Regional Security Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, January­March 2005, “Reputation, Cult of Reputation, and International Conflict,” Security Studies, Vol. 14, No. 1, p. 34­62 IN HIS WELL­RECEIVED BOOK, Mercer offers an elaborate framework based on desirability in social psychology to explain why reputation is difficult to gain in international conflicts .61 His major argument...
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