What Are The Four Uses Of Force

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Name and describe/define two of the four uses of force outlined by Robert J. Art. Give a historical example of each and explain why it constitutes an example of that phenomenon.

Deterrence- when a state will threaten other actors if they don’t comply with the state's demands or do something the state doesn’t like. In the case of the cold war, the United States was clear that if Russia used missiles to threaten other countries in Europe, then it would retaliate with its missiles.

Swaggering- in this use of force, a state will build up its military and do demonstrations/practices to show other states their prestige and power, which could benefit them in deterrence, compellence and defense. In the case of North Korea, they are trying to prove

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