'Hard' Power

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  • 'Hard' Power
    • Military Power
      • EG - Bush Administration approach to 'War On Terror'
      • Bush Administration's illegitimate 2003 Iraq invasion
        • INCREASED anti-Amercanism in Arab & Muslim world
        • COUNTER-PRODUCTIVE to promoting USA 'soft' power; fuelled support for terrorism
          • 'Hard' Power + America = unattractive
      • Guantanamo Bay
        • Highly infringes Human Rights, and therefore Soft Power ... a stain on American Soft Power
    • Economic Power
    • 'Command Power' - the ability to control what others do
      • inducements - CARROTS
        • payments
        • bribes
      • force - STICKS
        • sanctions
    • For Feminists, often highlights a much deeper rooted issue
      • LINK BETWEEN POIWER AND GENDER
        • idea of 'power over' and use of coercion, force and inducements = 'hard' power invariably linked with 'Masculinism' & Realism
  • 'Command Power' - the ability to control what others do
    • inducements - CARROTS
      • payments
      • bribes
    • force - STICKS
      • sanctions

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