By Samuel Katz

Photos and drawings of the clash in Lebanon because the 1980's with weaponry and infantrymen.

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The Greek revolt of 1821 led to renewed conflict with Russia in 1828–1829. In 1832, Muhammad Ali of Egypt marched against the Sultan and almost reached Istanbul. The Ottoman case should be a most likely case for neorealism given pressing strategic necessity. 16 For neorealists, Japan’s readiness for war in 1904 and the Ottomans’ lack of readiness in 1914 are surprising. The state with greater external pressure to transform failed to do so, while the state facing milder external pressure effected an unprecedented social and political transformation.

19 Studies were made of Western methods of waging war, and treatises on military science were translated into Turkish. In 1734 a European Bombardier Corps and School of Mathematics was established and the navy admiralty offices were reorganized.

Kenneth Waltz argues, “The possibility that conflict will be conducted by force leads to competition in the arts and instruments of force. . Contending states imitate the military innovations contrived by the country of greatest capability and ingenuity. ”3 The drive to be as militarily effective as possible produces emulation, either because there is simply one best practice and everyone figures it out, or because figuring out the best practice is difficult, so states satisfice by imitating.

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