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Territorial Integrity vs. Self Determination

Territorial Integrity vs. Self Determination

  • Territorial Integrity

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Self Determination

    Votes: 1 100.0%

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Chris

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Which of the two do you feel should be given preference in times of conflict?

Territorial Integrity
Respect for international borders and non-interference with internal affairs in ways that could undermine national stability.

Self Determination
Respect for the right of individuals/groups to express their own interests, even if it destabilizes or leads to dissolution of an existing nation.
 

Kandahar

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It's not that simple, because every conflict is unique. Sometimes territorial integrity is more important (think Iraq), and sometimes self-determination is more important (think Ukraine), at least in terms of American interests.
 
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