Appeasement DA 2 - Michigan7 2013

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Unformatted text preview: other side will deem any slight concession as a sign of weakness, and the fear induces states to believe that even the tiniest compromise at the least significant place might have far­reaching consequences.54 The result is a "paradox of credibility": "in order to buttress its credibility, a nation should intervene in the least significant, the least compelling, and the least rewarding cases, and its reaction should be disproportionate to the immediate provocation or the particular interest at stake."55 APPEASEMENT DISADVANTAGE 7-WEEK JUNIORS MICHIGAN 2013 CFJPV Turn Shield Appeasement fails – only security­focused policies solve Walser ‘12 [Ray. IR at Heritage Foundation. “Iran: A Strategy for the Threat Closer to Home” 9/18/12 http://blog.heritage.org/2012/09/18/iran­a­strategy­for­the­threat­closer­to­home/] The House of Representatives will soon take floor action on a piece of legislation know as the Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act, a...
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