Offense/Defense Theory in Intl Relations

Reply Sat 4 Dec, 2010 04:22 pm
I'm struggling with a homework question:

According to Offense/Defense Theory, war is more likely when:
a. more aggressive states than status-quo states exist in the intl system
b. weapons make military conquest easier
c. nuclear weapons provide mutually assured destruction
d. when large increases in defensive weapons occur

I'm leaning towards answer b
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Reply Sat 4 Dec, 2010 04:42 pm
Me too, kind of. I could probably work up an argument for all four, though.
Reply Sat 4 Dec, 2010 10:36 pm
i feel the energy

i need to know more about the practice rather than the theory
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