Contra a demagogia...
... nada melhor que uma boa dose de realismo:
"A state's military power is usually identified with the particular weaponry at its disposal, although even if there were no weapons, the individuals in those states could still use their feet and hands to attack the population of another state. After all, for every neck, there are two hands to choke it."
MEARSHEIMER, J. The Tragedy of Great Power Politics. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2001. p. 30 - 31.