Is Mr. Trump is a realist, liberal or marxist.

Using at least one alternative approach, provide a theoretical critique of the key themes identified in the speech. Though no outside sources are necessary, your paper should make full use of relevant course materials, President’s Trump’s speech, and Richard Falk’s supporting commentary. The point of this assignment is to demonstrate your critical understanding of the various perspectives explored in the class, not to determine if Mr. Trump is a realist, liberal or Marxist.

Political scientists have argued, “Policymakers and public commentators invoke elements of…[IR] theories when articulating solutions to global security dilemma’s” (Snyder 2004). President Trump in his recent speech to the UN General Assembly (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., relying implicitly on IR theories, sought to outline a vision for America’s role in the international order. Other commentators such as Richard Falk have offered a commentary (Links to an extemal site.)Links to an external site. to contextualize some of the key themes found in Mr. Trump’s address.

Few would argue that Mr. Trump has a consistent or coherent set of principles guiding his foreign policy. However, of the IR theories explored in class (Realism, Liberalism, Constructivism, Marxism), which approach best reflects the character and content of Mr. Trump’s speech and why? In addition, using at least one alternative approach, provide a theoretical critique of the key themes identified in the speech. Though no outside sources are necessary, your paper should make full use of relevant course materials, President’s Trump’s speech, and Richard Falk’s supporting commentary. Demonstrate your critical understanding of the various perspectives explored in the class, not to determine if Mr. Trump is a realist, liberal or Marxist.

 

 

 

Sample Solution

ACED ESSAYS