ERIC Number: EJ438468
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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A Realist Response to the Appeal for Pacifism.
Thompson, Kenneth W.
Perspectives on Political Science, v20 n2 p73-77 Spr 1991
Defines war as symptom rather than cause. Identifies the root cause of the Middle East crisis as destruction of the regional balance of power through foreign augmentation of Iraqi power. Criticizes the tendency to see world problems as a fight between good and evil. Defines realism as the ability to see political realities as a balance of power. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
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Identifiers - Location: Iran; Iraq; USSR