National Security Outline Essay

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TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR NSL READING
CHAPTER 1: National Security Law and the Role of Tipson 1
CHAPTER 2: Theoretical approaches to national security & world order 4
CHAPTER 3: Development of the International Law of Conflict Management 5
CHAPTER 4: The Use of Force in International Relations: Norms Concerning the Initiation of Coercion (JNM) 7
CHAPTER 5: Institutional Modes of Conflict Management 17
The United Nations System 17
Proposals for Strengthening Management Institutional Modes of Conduct 23
CHAPTER 6: The Laws of War and Neutrality 24
CHAPTER 7: War Crimes and Nuremberg Principle 28
CHAPTER 12: Nuclear Weapons: Deployment, Targeting and Deterrence 33
CHAPTER 13: Arms Control in the Nuclear Age 36
Chapter 14:
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-Military Sufficiency
-Issue is how much military capability is enough - is it enough to have the same capabilities as potential threats or should we pursue superior capabilities -US leaders have varied greatly on how much is enough -Domestic strength
-Important goal is to seek political cohesion, economic vitality, and good educational policies at home because it will help country to prevail during war (increases domestic support and morale)
-Economic vitality and educational strength also provide resources to implement national security, help develop weapons to compete with enemies, and allow country to mobilize quickly in time of crisis -World Order -Some argue that balance of power is best way to achieve world order
-Others argue that we need to organize and civilize international politics to achieve world order - 4 variations on how to do this:
-1-Judicial approach - resolve differences between countries through third-party judges and arbitrators
-2-Contractual approach -use collective agreements to limit use of force (consider Kellogg-Briand Pact) -3-Legislative approach - League of Nations, UN
-4-Diplomatic approach - use diplomacy between national leaders to achieve stability -Global Welfare -Protecting human rights and promoting democracy are the important methods here -Doing these will improve domestic strength and world order as
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