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Argument: Argument thesis  Capitalism is the only force capable of preventing warfare
Node type: Node refutes parent assertion  This node refutes its parent
Parent Node: Node refutes parent assertion  Competition for limited resources is the cause of wars
Node Text: The pursuit of scarce resources is not driven by economic ideology

Heads of state that seriously seek to sustain their countries will use whatever viable political instruments at their disposal in the pursuit of resources needed to pursue national objectives. The aggressive posture of the United States in the Cold War was not unrivaled by the Soviet Union. The latter was just as dedicated to aggressive foreign policy; it just ultimately imploded.
Node Created: student — 2008-12-22 12:35:11

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