Omparative Politics and Political Ideas/ The Mid-East

There are 2 questions with 2 parts. We are allowed to do paraphrase and use quotes, if you do so can you please cite the source?

Question#1

A. Historical tragedies do not arise when right clashes with wrong. They occur when right clashes with right. Discuss this quotation and explain how it illustrates the Arab/Palestinian/Israeli conflict. Consider the claims, historical, moral and ethical, legal and military of each side.

B. In the Mid-East each military victory has led to a political defeat: each attempt at peace has failed or proved fragile and incomplete. There is little hope for peace at the current moment. Moreover, the Israeli/Palestinian struggle has international dimensions and factors significantly in many other conflicts in the region and the world. Discuss this statement addressing the following.

1.Each major war and its consequences.

2.Each attempt at peace.

3. The international dimensions of this struggle and how it relates to other conflicts.

Question #2

A. In a world of nation states, regulating relations among nations is critically important. The attempt to achieve national goals while controlling conflict is the basis of many world problems today, as it has been in the past. Discuss this statement and address the following and make sure to use specific examples to illustrate your answer.

1. What is a nation/state? Discuss problems of peoplehood territory and sovereignty.

2. What is nationalism? How is it related to nation building and international relations?

3. What are positive or negative consequences of nationalism?

4. Describe systems of international relations. Discuss: Balance of power, global collective security, regional collective security, multipolarism. Bipolarism, unipolarism, newly emerging patterns, globalism and the advantages, disadvantages and likelihood of global government.

B. Terrorism has had a profound impact on international relations. Discuss terrorism and addressing the following

1. What is terrorism?

2. How does modern terrorism differ from that of the past?

3. What are objectives of terrorism?

4. What are levels of terrorism?

5. Use the following to illustrate your answer: suicide bombings in the Israeli/ Palestinian conflict. What strategies do you recommend to deal with the crisis? What are the possible consequences of your strategies?

Omparative Politics and Political Ideas/ The Mid-East

There are 2 questions with 2 parts. We are allowed to do paraphrase and use quotes, if you do so can you please cite the source?br /
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A. Historical tragedies do not arise when right clashes with wrong. They occur when right clashes with right. Discuss this quotation and explain how it illustrates the Arab/Palestinian/Israeli conflict. Consider the claims, historical, moral and ethical, legal and military of each side.br /
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B. In the Mid-East each military victory has led to a political defeat: each attempt at peace has failed or proved fragile and incomplete. There is little hope for peace at the current moment. Moreover, the Israeli/Palestinian struggle has international dimensions and factors significantly in many other conflicts in the region and the world. Discuss this statement addressing the following.br /
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1.Each major war and its consequences.br /
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2.Each attempt at peace.br /
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3. The international dimensions of this struggle and how it relates to other conflicts.br /
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A. In a world of nation states, regulating relations among nations is critically important. The attempt to achieve national goals while controlling conflict is the basis of many world problems today, as it has been in the past. Discuss this statement and address the following and make sure to use specific examples to illustrate your answer.br /
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1. What is a nation/state? Discuss problems of peoplehood territory and sovereignty.br /
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2. What is nationalism? How is it related to nation building and international relations?br /
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3. What are positive or negative consequences of nationalism?br /
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4. Describe systems of international relations. Discuss: Balance of power, global collective security, regional collective security, multipolarism. Bipolarism, unipolarism, newly emerging patterns, globalism and the advantages, disadvantages and likelihood of global government.br /
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B. Terrorism has had a profound impact on international relations. Discuss terrorism and addressing the followingbr /
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1. What is terrorism?br /
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2. How does modern terrorism differ from that of the past?br /
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3. What are objectives of terrorism?br /
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4. What are levels of terrorism?br /
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5. Use the following to illustrate your answer: the attack on the World Trade Center. What strategies do you recommend to deal with the crisis? What are the possible consequences of your strategies?