The coalitionist feels little sympathy for the necessary pragmatism of the social democrat.
Ironically, this is where the old Marxist left finds common ground with the issue-activist and coalitionist. Lots of veteran fringe leftists of anti-NDP persuasion have re-emerged as issue-group and coalition leaders.
The uncertainties that characterize political and military starategic options with regard to the Third World refer to the permanent debate within the American Establishment between supporters of the "maritimist" and "coalitionist" options.
In all events, the basic American-Euro-Japanese alliance implies a coalitionist strategy and sets aside maritime theory.
Internal to the alliance, this coalitionist decision involved an answer to the problem of "sharing," to employ the term in use, in the defense of Europe, which was not truly threatened.
In this case, (M) would require a coalitionist
faced with a desertion proposal to consider both the ideological and the minimum-survivability consequences of his or her move to a new coalition, and leave only if a survivable coalition with a group of people with ideologies more harmonious with his own and equal individual payoffs, or a survivable coalition with a group of people having equally harmonious ideologies with the incumbent group, and higher individual payoffs, can be formed.