Analytical Essay 3
1 December 2011
Much like anything else, international cooperation sounds good in theory but is much
harder to achieve in reality. When Statecraft is your medium to experiment and learn first-hand
Final exam review
Tuesday 538 Oldfather hall 3-430 Review
International politics = anarchy
o No rules, aside from survival of the fittest.
What do states do?
o Pursue power.
Two Dimensions of Power
o Absolute Mo
MIDTERM #2 REVIEW
FOCUS ON IPE
Week 8: IPE, 1
International Trade: Exchange of goods and services across borders
What is (Free) Trade?
o Most trade is between the global North
Starting to change
o Free trade: trade w/o barriers
For example: tar
Week 1: The Main Ideas in IR.
What is Sovereignty?
Sovereignty: No higher authority.
o Why does it make cooperation so hard?
The 4 (5) Principles of Sovereignty:
o External/recognition/engage in foreign relations
Intl Relations Final Exam Review
Final in normal class at 10am, 2 hour time slot
Extra review session on Sunday from 4-6 at Burnett 115, Q&A format
Study Guides on blackboard
Review power points
Weekly power points
Textbook and articles
Political Science 160
9 September 2011
Recitation Writing Assignment #1
America, in its relatively short lifetime, has enjoyed economic prosperity and success that
has led to its current state of being the worlds sole su
International Relations Mid-Term 2 Review
INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY (IPE)
Trade exchange of goods across boarders
Free Trade trade without barriers
Autarky not trading internationally
1 November 2011
It brings my home country of Straton great pleasure to see the removal of the Junta and
the return to a democratic society in Maghrebia. The most recent events in Maghrebia have
returned a vital trading partner as
International Relations Midterm Review
4. External Recognition
5. Use of Force
Alliances - formed because of convenience and burden sharing. Ex. NATO and Warsaw Pact
Bandwagoning align with the superpow
9 December 2011
Europe is showing yet again how powerful it is in the world. Although this time the
effects arent as positive as previous. Instead, Europe very well may end up affecting the global
economy due to its current fi
Analytical Essay 1
Throughout our long history, my home country of Straton and our neighbor, Maghrebia,
have maintained a good working relationship. We havent been the worlds closest allies but we
have always agreed o
U.S. action towards Maghrebia
When it comes to international conflicts, the United States implements strategies from both
neo-liberalism and neo-realism theories. In this scenario, Maghrebia has been taken over by a