Perpetual Peace: Kant Analysis
In the text, Kant proposes a peace program to be enacted (also known as “The Preliminary Articles.”) which describes these steps that should be taken immediately or with all deliberate speed (withdrawn over time):
No conclusion of peace shall be considered valid as such if it was made with secret reservation of the material for future war.
No independently existing state, whether it be large or small, may be acquired by another state by inheritance, exchange, purchase or gift.
Standing armies shall in time be …show more content…
Chinese and Russian upper-class benefit exceptionally from U.S direct order and they know that the profits gained within their societies is essential for them to remain in power. Furthermore, both of them would like to see the tyrannical system that they have established projected onto international relations. For example, small countries near the China Sea such as Vietnam, Philippines, and Taiwan have to give in to China demands and obey them because they have no power to disobey China. The same concept applies to the relationship with Ukraine and