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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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