Trust and Cooperation Through Agent-speci c Punishments

  title={Trust and Cooperation Through Agent-speci c Punishments},
  author={Fiona McGillivray and Alastair J. Smith},
The language of Realpolitik focuses on the pronoun them, referring to a nation and its people as a whole, single entity. Yet contemporary declarations of foreign policy increasingly rely on the pronoun him or her. U.S. leaders often claim that the United States is ‘‘friends’’ with the people of a country and only has a quarrel with its leadership.1 Clinton’s statement is intended to encourage Serbia’s people to oppose, even oust, the Yugoslav leadership. It implies that once the Yugoslav… CONTINUE READING
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