• Choose ONE question from the list below:
o What were the causes of the Vietnam War?
o Should North Korea be allowed to develop nuclear weapons?
o Why is the Syria conflict taking so long to resolve?
o Why are British women joining ISIS?
o Why has Europe assumed the role of a leader in global environmental politics?
o Why have the pressures of globalization had very different effects on welfare systems in Europe?
• Choose one theory/ approach (ex. balance of threat theory, hegemonic stability theory, neo-Gramscian accounts of hegemony, complex interdependence, deterrence theory, Kydd & Walter’s typologies of terrorism) and COMMIT to it
– explain the theory or mechanisms and then demonstrate the theory or mechanisms at work in your chosen case