Prompt: Pick a contemporary international problem involving a regional power’s relationship with a weaker country. This should be a current political, economic, or security problem where these countries are involved and there is an on-going debate that is very politicized or securitized. So, when it comes to the regional power, pick from the US, Russia, China, Brazil, India, Turkey, Germany, Japan, South Africa. Summarize the article in one section. Then, write an analysis in a different section. Why do you think this problem is politicized or securitized? How can you use last week’s (week 9) assigned readings to analyze this problem? What does the event reveal about how the regional power deals with problems with a weaker country?
News analysis guidelines
Pick news/events/problems that are current (a few months old to up to a year old). OR, if the international problem is years old, there must be a current development
2+ states involved or state and non-state actor(s) are involved.
100-150 words long. First, summarize (brief summary) and then move on to the analysis. Please see the rubricActions for more details.
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