Dr ng was speaking at the peoples liberation army

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Unformatted text preview: l. They also found these trends are more pronounced among democratic countries with a strong tradition of respect for the rule of law.Countries that trade with each other are far less likely to confront each other on the battlefield than are countries with no trade relationship . And the size of the economies involved doesn't affect this relationship, which means small, weak countries can enhance their defense capabilities simply by increasing trade with the world's economic giants.Experts, including Mansfield and Pevehouse, say intensive trade integration, perhaps more than any other factor, has led to an unprecedented five decades of peace in Western Europe. Adv: US – China Relations 1AC/2AC Add-On Us-China relations are on the brink – strained because of tensions Zhong, Editor for Asia Times regarding China, 6-13-2012 (Wu, Asia Times, US and China: a mutual mistrust endures, June 13, 2012, http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/NF13Ad02.html, July 3, 2012; FAS) (As evident by a spate of recent diplomatic rows, there seems still to be a very lo...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2013 for the course PHILOSOPHY 303m taught by Professor Tye during the Fall '12 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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