An accurate definition of the current IR system An accurate definition of the current IR system and how power is distributed is crucial in forming a sound foreign policy. Roskin and Berry allude to the tendency toward idealism in international politics before WWII ended in 1945, but the tendency toward realism after that year.(1 paragraph needed) Research two countries whose relationship has been in the news recently. Visit a reputable Website, newspaper, or TV broadcast to catch up on the latest events in their interactions. Next, discuss why is it sometimes difficult to define the current IR system and if […]
America in Vietnam The Vietnam War was a counterinsurgency that involved us in guerilla warfare that was similar, in some ways, to what we face in Afghanistan today. But the way the Vietnam War was conducted was considered to be immoral and unjust by many. Describe the prevailing arguments of what constitutes a “just war,” and assess the justice of the Vietnam War in that context. Speculate on how the world would be different today if the U.S. had not become involved in Vietnam. Looking forward to a great discussion! Let the sharing begin!
The Collapse of the Soviet Union Roskin discusses three theories about causes of the collapse of the Soviet Union. *only need one paragraph Choose one of these theories and explain how it relates to the collapse of the USSR, and assess and justify whether it relates to its internal or external foreign policy. Discuss whether all three of the causes are equally at fault, or whether one, more than the other, is the basic culprit of the demise of the USSR.
The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict For thousands of years, up to the 20th century, the land of Palestine was a homeland for Christians, Jews, and Muslims. In the 20th century, the British got involved in the Middle East in several ways, culminating in the attempt to make Palestine a “homeland” for European Jews. Before you respond to this week’s discussion questions, visit and review the ProCon.org Website about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict at http://israelipalestinian.procon.org/. It is one of the most thorough, unbiased, and detailed sites on the subject. Hypothesize why one might feel hopeful about the future of the conflict. If there is […]
Middle East in Turmoil Middle East in Turmoil” Please respond to the following: In the wake of the Arab Spring and its aftermath — the unrest in the Middle East and regions around it — there are a number of critical developments to watch and discuss. Explain whether you believe that democracy has worked in Iraq and Afghanistan. Provide support for your response. Discuss the progress Iran is making in their attempt to implement a democratic election process. Next, speculate on two (2) challenges you believe Iran will face in accomplishing this task. Justify your response
The Cold War and U.S. Diplomacy Assignment 1: The Cold War and U.S. Diplomacy Due Week 5 and worth 135 points Select a president from the table, “Presidents and Their ‘Doctrines,’” in Roskin, Chapter 6. Then write a three to five (3-5) page paper on the doctrine that a president used according to Roskin. Your research must include at least four (4) credible sources, apart from your textbook. Your paper must address the following: Summarize a situation that required U.S. diplomatic efforts during the president’s time in office. Explicate the diplomatic doctrine the president followed, with reference to specific actions […]
Turning to a Market Economy Turning to a Market Economy” Please respond to the following: (expertsolution) Many developing countries in the “Global South” turned to socialism in the past as a means to solve their economic problems. Now, in light of the evident failure of socialism, many of these countries seek to create fast growth through the establishment of market economies. Select a country in the Global South that has been in the news recently and then visit a reputable website, read a newspaper, or watch a TV broadcast to catch up on the latest events relating to the economic […]
National Security National Security” Please respond to the following: (1page) expert solution The conclusion of the Cold War seemed to decrease the security problems of the world’s major powers. However, radical Islam created new, unexpected threats, including the 9/11 attacks. This demonstrated that all countries must always be on guard for the unexpected. Select any two of the four basic strategies used to preserve security. Identify and describe what assumptions are made about the opponent according to each of the two strategies you chose. Give an example of each of the two (2) strategies in current world politics and speculate […]
Divorcing America Divorcing America” Please respond to the following: (I need this answered by 11pm eastern time 5/27/18) Elaborate on what the textbook authors mean when they say that most European countries have “divorced America.” Explain the main reasons Europe has withdrawn from a close relationship with the U.S. What would have to happen, in your opinion, for Europe and the United States to become closer again?
Current Events and U.S. Diplomacy Assignment 2: Current Events and U.S. Diplomacy Due Week 9 and worth 135 points Draw from the information gained in your first research paper and expand your research to follow up in a new paper. Write three to four (3-4) new pages that address the following: Define presidential doctrine and summarize the regional or global events during the Cold War leading up to the formation of the presidential doctrine you wrote about in Assignment 1. Select one country you wrote about in Assignment 1 and describe the Cold War relationship that existed between the country […]