Cause Of War Analysis

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Causes of War
“On the individual level of analysis, theories about war center on rationality. One theory, consistent with realism, holds that the use of war and other violent means of leverage in international conflicts is normal and reflects rational decisions of national leaders” (Goldstein & Pevenhouse). World War II wreaked havoc on the world due to the devastation caused by Adolf Hitler national leader of Germany whose intent was bent on destroying a race population whom he thought insignificant and inferior. Sparked by Adolf Hitler’s decision to invade Poland World war II began due to Hitler aggressive intent on ignoring the fact that Poland had the support of British and French military support. Hitler as an individual allowed his thoughts
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This statement attest to a leader self-determine interest in securing power by instilling fear into its citizens by constituting anti-Semitism globally and the means invade and acquire Poland for the growth of the German population. All of these actions provoked state leader which resulted in World War II. The individual level relates to 911due personal presumptions by President Bush that Sadam Hussien was a threat and as a result he made the decision to have him remove as leader. This decision was based purely on President Bush biases and as such uses his persona biases and perception to justify Iraq invasion. To garner support of 911 President Bush alluded to the fact of the havoc of terrorism and the reason to eradicate terrorist movements these claims he aggressively pursued due to his personal belief. This also concludes that President Bush allowed his personal decision to influence his actions which resulted in unfavorable …show more content…
security in a post September 11 world”( Goldstein & Peevehouse 2014). This statement concludes that the rise of terrorism persuaded the American people and the Bush administration of the danger that Sadam posed to America which produce an agreement to take military action internationally to ensure the safety of American citizens. Coupled with the support and belief of Sadam’s threat to the U.S. enabled the Bush administration to go forward with its plan to fight the war on terrorism. “At the interstate level, the war may be attributed to the predominance of U.S. power. With no state willing to back Iraq militarily, the United States was free to attack Iraq without fear of a large scale response” (Goldstein & Peevehouse 2014). This statement attributes to the fact that the U.S. having a powerful globally military no other state nation wanted to aid Iraq militarily due to the fear of opposing the U.S. and have to deal with the U.S. militarily. Such actions by an opposing state might reflect unfavorable for that state due to the possibility of future alliances in which they would want to enlist the U.S support to aid in some crises which could very well be terrorism. The reluctance of other states to become involved allowed the U.S. to invade Iraq on its own terms to win the war on

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