Appeasement DA 2 - Michigan7 2013

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Unformatted text preview: position in the western Pacific. With the growth of trade and investment around Asia’s IndoPacific coast, the South China Sea will become ever more crowded with shipping and commerce. Russian aggression causes extinction Corcoran ‘9 [PhD, Senior Fellow @ Global Security, Frmr. Strategic Analyst at the US Army War College where he chaired studies for the Office of the Deputy Chief of Operations and member of the National Advisory Board for the Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues, we win the qualification game, 4/21, http://sitrep.globalsecurity.org/articles/090421301­strategic­nuclear­targets.htm] That brings us to Russia, our former main adversary, now a competitive partner and still a potential future adversary, particularly as relations have gradually soured in recent years. Russia is the only other nation with a formidable arsenal of some three thousand strategic weapons. Our opposing arsenals were built up in the period when Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) was the underlying strategic concept ­­ each side deterred from stri...
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