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...ation, in this case authoritarian regimes, response is incredibly important. Responses from the government, civilians, and the international community can completely alter the fate of a nation in political instability. A single statement from a leader, a military order, a gathering organized by citizens, any of these could change the position of a state in an instant. It is imperative to recognize this in order for governments to understand just how significantly their statements and actions not only affect their people, but the international community that they dwell within. To quote Newton’s third law, “for every action there is a reaction.” Unless governments and their civilians realize the truth behind Newton’s statement, their responses along with the international community, will continue to be catalysts in the destruction of nations and the deaths of millions.
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