Discuss whether it would be an error to establish a Palestinian state. Consider the two positions presented in our book taking sides and the theories of internaitonal decision making raised in the readings this week. Do the Palestinians qualify as a distinct nation? Why should they/should they not have a separate state? How would this positively/negatively have an impact on international relations?
Discuss whether the United States should ratify the Convention to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women. If you are a woman whose human rights are being abused, what avenuesd of recourse might you use to make your case?
Is the use of force necessary in International Relations? How can we identify an agressor in international conflicts? Is such identification important? Why or why not?
Discuss whether economic globalization is good for both rich and poor. What view do you support?
Discuss whether the Islamist movement threaten the decomcracy gained in the Arab Spring? Are islamic fundamentalists arguments a reaction to the globalization of cultures? Please explain.