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Unformatted text preview: ogue state or actor¶ nuclear weapon employment. There must be actionable and if necessary violent steps¶ available to take against rogue states and actors. They must to be aware of and¶ understand the harsh retaliation should they chose to utilize a nuclear option. APPEASEMENT DISADVANTAGE
7-WEEK JUNIORS MICHIGAN 2013
CFJPV Perception IL
The perception of US credibility is more important than the substantive foreign policy decisions Hirsh ‘2
[Michael. Foreign Editor of Newsweek. “Bush and the World” Foreign Affairs, October 2002. ln] It is true that this is a different kind of war. In terms of hard power, the threat is small compared to the hegemonic challenges posed by Nazi Germany or the Soviet Union . But in ideological terms, the challenge that the Islamists pose is similar a point Bush himself made when he declared in his September 20 speech that the terrorists are "the heirs of all the murderous ideologies of the twentieth century." They may not have tanks and planes, but they do have a substantial support base in...
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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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