Structural Realism

All means of self protection simultaneously menace

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Unformatted text preview: diminish your power (struc. Real.) 3.states are concerned about cheating states are suspicious of other states in the system 4. States have to help themselves realists call this “self- help” realists believe that if Canada invades U.S., we can’t be sure that anyone will come to assist us, we must rely on ourselves Fosters the SECURITY DILEMMA Every states actions to defend themselves, makes others less secure The security dilemma means all steps states take to make...
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