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Iranian Friends and Allies Will He Carry Out Threats?
Will He Carry Out Threats?
Pres. Ahmadinejad of Iran Will He Preempt?
Will He Preempt? How Would He Respond?
How Would He Respond? Defense and Compellence
Defense and Compellence
• Defense – Reduce an enemy's capability to damage – Deny territory and resources to the attacker • Compellence – Force an adversary to reverse or undo some damaging action
– Almost always more difficult than deterrence
– Example: Cuban Missile Crisis –did the nukes go away? Technology and Security
Technology and Security •Available only to wealthier states
•Lead time to develop
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- Fall '08