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2015. ” Last modified January 15. aspx. White, Ralph K. 1991. ” Political Psychology, 12(2): 291–308. ———. 1984. -Soviet Relations. New York: Free Press. Chapter 3 Cuba-US: The December 17 Agreement in the Rationale of Asymmetric Relations Arturo Lopez-Levy D isparity is the distinctive feature of Cuban-US relations. Power asymmetry is not limited to differences in capacities but also involves systemic differences in the ways states assess security risks and define their interests and perceptions.
Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics. New York: Public Affairs. Wendt, Alexander. 1999. Social Theory of International Politics. Cambridge: Cambridge University. Womack, Brantly. 2006. China and Vietnam: The Politics of Asymmetry. New York: Cambridge University. Chapter 4 A Südpolitik from Washington: How Much of Europe’s Ostpolitik Is There in the Current US-Cuban Détente? 1 However, Ostpolitik did not just seek peace and stability, it sought—as its leitmotif postulated—political “change through rapprochement” (Bahr 1963).
E]mpathy implies especially a focus on the other’s situation—trying to look out at his situation through his eyes rather than at him as an individual” 20 PH I L I P B RENNER (p. 292). While standing in another’s shoes is the essential activity in pursuit of empathy, it is insufficient alone. In addition, policymakers must see their own country’s behavior as the adversary does. Empathy is grounded in three requirements. Each adversary must: (1) acknowledge its opponent’s understandable anger; (2) recognize the other side’s fear of being attacked; and (3) believe that its opponent wants a workable peace (White 1984, pp.