Explain the theories that have informed the exercise of power on the international level.

Describe how the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, changed the foundations of American foreign policy.

Understand the threats to global stability today.

This Discussion requires you to:


Define and explain Globalization.

Review the Case Study “The Gates Foundation: A Private Cure for Disease” (p. 392).

 Do you think that certain nations around the world (large and small) have willingly taken a “back seat” to these types of organizations and the important work that they do? Should they be simply “grateful” or “shamed”?

 Explain and defend your answer.

Define and explain International Law. Is it useful? Effective? Explain and defend your answer?