Discussion 1: Conflict in International relation
This week, you read about both interstate and asymmetric conflict. You were also able to watch several videos of each in the MyPoliSciLab Multimedia Library. For this discussion, you will be comparing and contrasting the characteristics of these two types of conflict. Using the information you gained from your text and other required materials, evaluate how interstate conflicts are in some ways both similar and different from asymmetric conflicts. Be sure to include specific, real world examples from both the videos, as well as from the News Review
Discussion 2: Trade Liberalization
The need for liberalization or opening of markets globally is part of the classical theory of trade and money flows; however, the results of trade liberalization are very controversial. This week, you experienced the issues that surround the topic of international trade. Based on your experiences in the You Are a Trade Expert simulation, as well as in your readings, discuss whether international trade liberalization overall is a good thing for the global economy. Explain your reasoning either way. The News Review section to find specific, real world examples to supplement your argument.