- Created by: Connie
- Created on: 20-05-15 11:06
- Why neo-realists believe in 'international anarchy'
- States are separate, autonomous political units who rely on their own resources. Therefore system of 'self-help'
- State relations characterised by suspicion. Best explained through 'security dilemma', where security actions are seen as aggressive.
- States are intent on climbing hierarchy to ensure security; 'relative gains'.