American Policy Issue, Intro

American Policy Issue, Intro - Name Dennis Zuo Hour 3rd...

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Name: Dennis Zuo Hour: 3 rd Date: September 28, 2006 American Policy Issue Assignment 1: Intro, Constitution and Federalism Basics 1. Define your policy issue, and clarify what is at stake. Fighting Terrorism Like a strong current through body, the tragedy of Sept 11 th suddenly galvanized the American society in a way that America hasn’t experienced since Pearl Harbor. With the passing of Patriot Act, many Americans realized that a new crisis is emerging. Just as the saying goes, “There is never free lunch”, Americans now have to face a mortal choice between liberty and security. Which one are you fighting for? 2. Give a basic sketch of the background on and current status of your policy issue, including key arguments from at least two perspectives (preferably from three distinct perspectives). The tragedy of Sep.11 th forced America to reshape their pro-cold-war foreign policy. Rather than fighting an identified enemy on a pitched a pitched war, US now has to adapt to a new style of warfare: Terrorism, the
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course ENG 122 taught by Professor Medall during the Spring '08 term at MATC Madison.

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