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Reading notes: Trubowitz – 091915

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Reading notes: Trubowitz – 091915 Appeasement cheap efforts to “buy off” a potential aggressor while keeping by making unilateral diplomatic and economic concessions Buckpassing cheap used in hopes of increased security where a leader relies on another state to check the potential aggressor while keeping his own country on the sidelines assuming there is another … Continue reading Reading notes: Trubowitz – 091915

Reading notes: Trubowitz – 091915

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Reading notes: Trubowitz – 091915 Appeasement cheap efforts to “buy off” a potential aggressor while keeping by making unilateral diplomatic and economic concessions Buckpassing cheap used in hopes of increased security where a leader relies on another state to check the potential aggressor while keeping his own country on the sidelines assuming there is another … Continue reading Reading notes: Trubowitz – 091915

Reading notes: Trubowitz – pp. 1-8

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Reading notes: Trubowitz – pp. 1-8 • Washington’s Dilemma – geopolitics and domestic politics – Washington had to weight both sides of the issue. (pg.1) • Two-Faces of Grand Strategy Real politik / Realism – place in the international system Domestic politics / Innenpolitik pressures within states national priorities in international affairs • Partisan differences … Continue reading Reading notes: Trubowitz – pp. 1-8