Talk:Balance of power (international relations)

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This article is almost solid jargon, and really really could do with clarification and simplification - its extremely hard word to read. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 163.1.246.64 (talk) 16:48, 7 August 2013 (UTC)

Doctrine of Equilibrium[edit]

I have modified the doctrine of equilibrium section and improved the structure, although more needs to be done. It especially needs to be cleaned up, as it is copy/pasted directly from other sources see: http://www.economicexpert.com/a/Balance:of:power.htm and http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/Balance_of_power

Dynamo152 (talk) 06:08, 9 October 2009 (UTC)


Essays on the Balance of Power[edit]

I changed the name of the author of this work. It was Charles Davenant who wrote it not David Humme. The complete title of the book is "A Discourse on Grants and Resumptions and Essays on the Balance of Power" (1701). Hellyot (talk) 19:27, 29 October 2009 (UTC)

Citing Charles Davenant here must be some kind of joke. His observations on the balance of power served the sole purpose of making the case in favour of English participation in the War of Spanish Succession. His "analysis" is quite clearly not an objective historical study and should have no place in an encyclopedia entry as confirming that the balance of power has always existed, a completely ludicrous idea in itself which is far from being confirmed by either historical or international relations scholarship. 149.5.64.141 (talk) 17:12, 14 December 2011 (UTC)

Nice Job Being Eurocentric[edit]

No non-European balance of power examples?—67.180.86.254 (talk) 23:42, 12 February 2011 (UTC)

Considering the idea originated in Europe and most of the literature on the subject is from Europe then it is hardly surprising if most of the sources are from Europe or about Europe. Why don't you add some non-European examples?--Britannicus (talk) 10:15, 13 February 2011 (UTC)

Move discussion in progress[edit]

There is a move discussion in progress which affects this page. Please participate at Talk:Realism in international relations - Requested move and not in this talk page section. Thank you. —RM bot 19:02, 3 June 2012 (UTC)