Alliances and Security

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Unformatted text preview: source of danger Walt’s prop: balancing is more common if states believe that Bandwagoning is more common they will react with force. Why do states balance?: 1)if you join the weaker side increases that members influence 2)you place your own survival at risk if you fail to curb potential hegemon ex. Britain’s main goal from the Spanish Armada onward is to balance power on the contine...
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This document was uploaded on 02/26/2014 for the course GOVT 006 at Georgetown.

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