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Wednesday, March 19, 2003

Precedent Bush.

Is the United States setting a precedent for China, say, to attack Taiwan? Or for India to take out Pakistan? Eugene Volokh examines the slippery slope argument — and finds that precedents don't really work that way in international relations. He identifies five factors that would have to be present for another government to follow Bush's lead.

Copyright © 2003 by Philocrites | Posted 19 March 2003 at 5:14 PM

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