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Intellections Discussion

No Empty Threats: Establishing Credibility in Foreign Affairs
What other historical examples can you think of that demonstrate the consequences of making empty threats?


Relations can be thrown off balance, as has been the recent situation in the Philippines.
Recent rhetoric with NATO has caused under performing members to state plans to reach 2% Defense spending.
Ineffective reaction to the invasion of Georgia, initiated the repossession of Crimea.
Cyber hacking sponsored by Foreign actors has increased, in the absence of a credible solution or response.