INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

POLI SCI 4


This page contains the online articles you will be reading in addition to your textbook.  
You must complete the readings by the due dates listed on the syllabus. 

WEEK 2

U.S. FOREIGN POLICY COMMISSION TOUTS NEED FOR 'SMART POWER'  by Guy Taylor

THE BENEFITS OF "SOFT POWER" (11/26/07 Landon Lecture at Kansas State University)  by Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense

CHINA'S SOFT POWER INITIATIVE  by Esther Pan


WEEK 3

THE NATIONAL INTEREST  by Kendall Stiles

 

WEEK 4

THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS:  RATIONALITY  by Kendall Stiles

 

WEEK 6

AL QAEDA:  TERRORISM (pdf file)

 

WEEK 7

THE FOG OF WAR:  SYNOPSIS AND REVIEWS (Read 3 of the 5 in the Right Hand Column)

 

WEEK 8

UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS  adopted by the United Nations in 1948

 

WEEK 9

THE INTERNATIONAL LANDMINE BAN:  NGOs by Kendall Stiles (pdf file)

 

WEEK 10

TOP TEN REASONS TO OPPOSE THE WTO (pdf file)

 

WEEK 12

JIHAD VS. McWORLD  by Benjamin Barber

DEBATEPEDIA:  THE KYOTO PROTOCOL

 

WEEK 13

SWEATSHOPS, OUTSOURCING, AND GLOBAL PRODUCTION by Kendall Stiles (pdf file)