Appeasement DA 2 - Michigan7 2013


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Unformatted text preview: the Cuban missile crisis of the 1960s?¶ Based on our continuing failure to confront North Korea and Iran with regard to their nuclear activities, I suspect we would do nothing. I fear that we have lost the battle and lost our nerve. It appears that the Obama administration has decided to live with the idea that these two rogue states — North Korea and Iran — can do as they please on the nuclear front.¶ There is a foul whiff of Munich and appeasement in the air. APPEASEMENT DISADVANTAGE 7-WEEK JUNIORS MICHIGAN 2013 CFJPV Internal Link APPEASEMENT DISADVANTAGE 7-WEEK JUNIORS MICHIGAN 2013 CFJPV Credibility Key Credibility’s key – it controls every other facet of international bargaining Press ‘5 (Daryl G. Press, Associate Professor in the Department of Government, Dartmouth College.¶ He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.A. from the University of Chicago., Calculating Credibility: How Leaders Assess Military Threats, Pg. 1­2, 2005, PS) In international politics credibility is a prized asset. A country whose promises are cre...
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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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