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Diplomatic Dispute: U.S. Conflict With Iran, Japan, and Mexico
Diplomatic Dispute: U.S. Conflict With Iran, Japan, and Mexico
Edited by Robert L. Paarlberg
Harvard Center for International Affairs, 1979, 173 pp
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Students of bilateral relations between states focus primarily on conflict (traditionalists) or interdependence (modernists). These case studies seek, with limited success, to refine a theory of conflict in conditions of "complex interdependence" in which weak states can prevail over strong. The years covered are 1920 to 1975.