What are alliances? How do alliances influence the bargaining range? What factors explain why the alliance system in the pre-WWI and Interwar period led to war, while the Cold War alliance system did not? After the 9/11 attacks in the US, NATO invoked the principle that the US had been the target of an attack and that the alliance would collectively respond. In spite of this, NATO support for the American War on Terrorism has been mixed. Similar efforts against Al Qaeda and the group calling itself the Islamic State have faced similar problems of alliance cohesion. Name and describe two challenges associated with the use of alliances to promote peace in the international system when facing nonstate adversaries?
Alliances during the War Period
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March 3, 2017
During World War I, alliances have been the major trend among states, in order to ensure their own security and sovereignty in times of conflict. Basically, alliances have been created to foster military, economic, and political relations/agreements between nations who have agreed to join an alliance. This is especially true in times of war where nations face the greatest threat from other countries trying to win over their sovereignty, since having an alliance simply means having someone to have your back in times of danger CITATION Wil17 l 1033 (Wilde, 2017). However, in its most fundamental s