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Balance Of Power

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Balance Of Power

  1. 1. BALANCE OF POWER<br />BY:A.ALi<br />
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION<br />IT IS A CENTRAL CONCEPT IN NEOREALIST THEORY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS.<br />IT IS A PART AND PARCEL OF SYSTEM OF POWER POLITICS<br />IT EXPRESSES THE DOCTRINE INTENDED TO PREVENT ANY ONE NATION FROM BECOMING SUFFICIENTLY STRONG SO AS TO ENABLE IT TO ENFORCE ITS WILL UPON THE REST<br />
  3. 3. ORIGIN<br />POST-MEDIEVAL EUROPE AMONG THE ITALIAN CITY STATES IN THE 15TH CENTURY<br />TREATY OF UTRECHT IN 1713<br />PEACE OF WESTPHALIA 1648<br />CONGRESS OF VIENNA 1814<br />
  4. 4. ENGLAND AND BALANCE OF POWER<br />In the 16th century England came to pursue a foreign policy which would preserve the equilibrium between Spain and France, which evolved in to balance of power policy.<br />England adopted the balance of power as “a corner stone of England policy”, thus represent the only plane of preserving her own independence, political power and economical strength<br />
  5. 5. MORGENTHAU 1948BOP,MEANING<br />
  6. 6. CHARACTERISTICS OF BOP<br />
  7. 7. TYPES OF BOP<br />
  8. 8. FUNCTIONS OF BOP<br />Multiple states can form a balance of power when alliances are fluid<br />Two states can balance against each other by matching their increases in military capability <br />
  9. 9. DEVICES AND METHODS<br />

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