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End of WW1, impression that ... had caused everything
Began with the breakdown of the ... .. ...
What Settlement fixed the balance of power?
Who was the Holy Alliance between?
Because they were ... ...
There was nothing about ... or ...
Only concern was about ... security and ... of power
Not to crush France was seen by some as a ... and even ... idea
With what conflict does CoE first break down?
Russia vs France, Britain and who else?
Treaty of Paris bans what?
What does Prussia gain in the Franco-Prussian War?
The ... of the ... obsessed military minds in Europe at turn of the century
British and French also believed that superior ... could overcome superior ...
Which would come as a result of ... ...
Who thought friendship with what state was key?
Who reversed this policy?
He also alienated ... by pushing for increased ... power
Germany thought they could ... Britain into ...
German key to victory was ...
as embodied in the ... ...
Which was to knock out ... first then turn to ...
Many ... leaders did not know what the ... plans were
Various crises: 1905 -
1908-09 -
1911 -
1912-13 -
Assassination of Franz Ferdinand triggers the ... ...
5th July: Germany gives '... ...' of support to Austria
23rd July: Austria sends ... to Serbia which ...
28th July: ... declares war on ...
30th July: ... fully mobilises against ...
31st July: ... issues ultimatum to ...
Same day, Germany begins ...
1st-2nd August: mixed messages coming from ...
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Who tells the Kaiser Germany can't remobilise towards the east?
Which country decides to resist?
2nd August: Germany violates ... at ... ...
Change in ... technology allows for huge increase in ... and ...
How many miles of trenches were on the Western Front?
The Guns of August by who?
Which King oversaw the Entente Cordiale, and who hated him?
Wilhelm, like Germany, suffered from a need for ...
Who had ensured Belgium's neutrality in what year?
What was the focal aim of the French army?
Who predicted the Schlieffen plan perfectly?
However, France ... its presence at the Belgian border because of obsession with the ...
What was laid out as a response to German attack but lacked clear objectives?
How much of France's border with Belgium was left undefended?
Britain was ... a landing site in ...
Britain's politicians held out for 'no ...'
and so Britain's ... ... preparations with France were ignored
Russia was viewed as a ..., unstoppable once ...
General Moltke insisted that ... to the ... could not be halted (untrue)
France had withdrawn its troops ..km from the front so it could enter war with ...
26th July: who ordered the ... to be on a war footing?
... fleet mobilised when Germany declared war on ...
Preventing German ... was first priority of ...
When did Britain declare war?
Who declared neutrality on same date?
Identifying the ... in a war is more complex than who fired ...
Legal space exists for ... action, as in the ... affair
What war is the other end of the spectrum?
This kind of war is fought to maintain what?
1st argument in favour:
2nd: reduces ... of a war that ... might not avoid
What is required in terms of threat/malignity?
What is said to be an example? War of ... ...
It is necessary to establish what counts as ... ...
Sufficient ... is where the line comes between ... and ... attack
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What is a good example? ... ... War
Because of Egypt's ... build-up and expulsion of ....
Egypt aimed to decrease Israel's ... significantly
This widens scope beyond ... paradigm but is ...-specific
No ... attack but Israel was ... and no sign of ... solution
Principal cause of WW1 was what?
according to who?
Increasingly believed that wars would be like a '... ...'
Despite new ... such as ... guns and ... ...
In what three wars was power of defensive technology demonstrated?
What notions favouring the strong pervaded int'l affairs?
Five major dangers of strong offence. 1: states adopt more ... foreign policy
... is more tempting and a more ... environment created
2: greater incentive to ... or ... first; raising risk of ... war
3: time for ... shortened, attractiveness of ... a window increased
4: states raise the stakes in ... and present opponents with ... ...
5: States enforce tighter military and political ... ; marginal ... of information increased
German expansion was thought to be easily ... and ... for German security
French and Russian insecurity driven by fear of Austrian ... in the ...
There was also a sense of ... about mobilisation; very short ... having significant effects on ...
Led to paranoia about other side seizing ... and ... gains
The '... of ...' also drove Germany to war; fear that soon ... would be much more powerful
... crisis seemed like this moment, but failure to gain ... neutrality ended this
Offence-dominance also raised the cost of ...
because of the ... of military schedules
For Russia, what was seen as counter-productive?
Who attempted fait accompli diplomacy?
as they tried to ... Serbia quickly and limit space for ...
The ... nature of alliances also contributed to the problem
German ... is as much to blame as British ...
Mobilisation should be seen as first ... of war rather than a ...
Who said this?
German strategy was ... rather than ... because they didn't want to strike first

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