Appeasement DA 2 - Michigan7 2013


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Unformatted text preview: s and NATO's credibility to save Muslims in Bosnia and Kosovo won Washington little goodwill in the Islamic world . Credibility’s determined by signal – WWII proves Press ‘5 (Daryl G. Press, Assistant Professor in the Government Department at Dartmouth College, International Security, “The Credibility of Power; Assessing Threats during the "Appeasement" Crises of the 1930s” Winter, lexis) In 1933 Adolph Hitler became chancellor of Germany and immediately began breaking his country's international agreements. From 1933 to 1938 Germany violated its treaty commitments by rearming, remilitarizing the Rhineland, and seizing Austria. n1 Although Britain and France complained after each German violation, they refused to respond with force. In September 1938 Hitler threatened to invade Czechoslovakia unless Germany was given a piece of Czech territory called the Sudetenland. Once again, the British and French acquiesced to German demands; at the infamous Munich conference, they agreed to pressure Czechoslovakia into surren...
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