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Laura Castro Lindarte
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Date Created: 02/12/16
February 8, 2016 Protocol ● 2nd Midterm will be focusedrotocol, decision making, how international politics in changing ○ Decision making is the biggest section ○ “Do Nations Act like Corporations?” will be on midterm 2 not midterm 1 ● There iselement of protocol in ways nations act ○ Can be hostile but still respectful, can be okay and conflict rises without warning ● After lots of struChairman Deng Xioping took over and China opened to the world ○ Deng went to Americaleading to the question of how visit should be organized while being aware of culture ○ Before this in the 1970s, China was very poor ○ “The Gang of four” (ultra communists) got stopped ● Protocol is made to have goodwill environment with foreigners ● Protocol issue is done to defuse conflict ○ King WillemAlexander of Netherland wanted to get married to Máxer but h father was associated to murders in Argentina making peopláxima had to do many things to show respect for the victims February 10, 2016 Review for Midterm 1 ● Before review a lookaecision Making: ○ Focused on real Case studies for decision making ○ Sinatra Doctrinsed by Gorbachev toend the Warsaw Pactaid that if a leader came to say that they didn’t want to follow communism anymore than he would say “do it your way” ■ Based on Sinatra song “My Way” ■ Warsaw Pact treaty with satellite nations; if any turned away from communism, the soviets would send in tanks ○ Panama Canal Decision:USA giving control of canal to Panama ■ One reason to do this wabuild stability in the region ○ Suez Crisis1955 Egypt nationalized Suez Canrance and Britain had lease but Egypt took it back to show control ■ Britain invaded Egypt and USA stood by allies so Soviet threatened to nuclear attack France and Britain ● How international politics is changing: ○ Unexpected Crises:example of this is Zika out of Brazil ○ Conflict is pursued in decentralizeany different groups fight ■ No longer happens in the classic battlefield ● Protocol: ○ Nations do businesoth symbolic and substances ○ Visit of Chairman Denrganized trip to project American culture and help him conduct business with American companies ■ Gave China a piece of moon soil, Deng visited many parts of the USA ○ Crisis over marriaHolland vs Argentina because King’s future fiance’s family was involved in murders by Argentinian government ○ When Khrushchev came he went to broadway and met actress ○ Problem faced bKing of Belgium when deciding college because didn’t want to insult anyone ■ Decided to go to Stanford to learn English ○ Kitchen Debatedebate betweenvice president Nixon and Khrushcver what system led to better kitchen ● Midterm 1 review: ○ Stalin said in 193 olotov–Ribbentrop t Soviet Union would approve Germany as long as they let them have 3 nations ■ Told that the Pope was not okay with it so he said “how many divisions does Pope have” ■ Example of Realism ○ Realism not seen much in Amerienshrines legal tradition as a contractual approach for foreign policy ○ America never part of Europe balance of power ■ European “realpolitik” promationalism (based on blood ties and feeling) ○ Ethnicity is the accentuation of certain features within race ■ Study by NIH on what it is (deal with chromosomes) ■ Blood, culture, folklore and more ○ Christian realism moreniting/improving relations with judaism ■ German politician saystelcome Russian help with ISIS “gradual return to realpolven though he is not okay with Putin but he is thinking of the national interest ○ American politicians claim that tealistics when saying that they are nice in reality being realistic is not caring ■ Power before morality ■ Question is how to use power? ○ 1991 allowedaddam to kill 150 thousand people that wereven though USA had troops in Iraq ■ Not example of realism because refused to use power ○ Start answerincase questions because you just need simple broad details ■ Territory in waters, Falklands, OderNiesse line, Bubiyan still part of Kuwait with oil, South China Sea. Iran taking islands ○ Balance of Power vs Collective Security: ■ Balance of Power: descriptive and qualitative, before or after war or peace, alliances that change or are very static, selfrestraint, now new balances of power (nuclear, conventional, economy), sometimes not directed to counter anyone, not equal ■ Collective Security: directed against another nation, leading power, discussion within each nation, can include nonnations, assumes that war aren’t frequent, will reach goal, failed example is the League of Nations ○ Schools of Thoughts: ■ Realism: power, elite, history and geography, nation stateoctrine of original sin, tied to European Experience, critic that applying power is hard and that national interest hard to know, globalization made geography less influential a. Containment should not be used if you are powerful b. Don’t prolong just end conflict ■ Liberalism: treaties, critic is that nations preserve selfinterest not good for all ■ Constructivism: growing, based on culture, religion, language, ethnicity, critic because need to look at war or peace (explains not says what action to take)
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