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term distraction from having to answer urgent questions regarding the US' own position around Syria. After much reluctance, the US was forced to concede on Egypt, comforted perhaps by subtle assurances that the Camp David agreement with Israel would be honoured. But there are no guarantees regarding future scenarios in Syria. What started as a genuine call for reforms and change in Syria could become much more complicated, leading to nightmarish scenarios and protracted conflict. Only existential threat
Oren ‘9 [Mike. Prof Foreign Policy/Service @ GTown. “Seven Existential Threats” Commentary, May 09 www.commentarymagazine.com May 09 //GBSJV] Rarely in modern history have nations faced genuine existential threats. Wars are waged to change regimes, alter borders, acquire resources, and impose ideologies, but almost never to eliminate another state and its people. This was certainly the case during World War II, in which the Allies sought to achieve the unconditional surrender of Germany and Japan and...
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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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