Middle East War of 1967,Ted Offence,Deng Xiaoping,Economic liberalization of the 1980’s,Brezhnev Doctrine,World Trade Organization,Arab Spring,Tension between India and Pakistan
I. Identifications (Choose to write five short essays from the following eight terms):
Middle East War of 1967
Economic liberalization of the 1980’s
World Trade Organization
Tension between India and Pakistan
II. Essays (Choose to write two essay from the following four topics, with each being at least 20 to 30 sentences by length):
What is the Islamic jihad? What have been the reasons for the gradual escalation of discontent in the Islamic world that changed the meaning of Islamic jihad toward anti-Western and anti-American radicalism?
Why have the Asian economies achieved great successes in economic liberalization and modernization? What are the challenges that they are facing today?
Why have the Latin American economies achieved less successful outcomes than their Asian counterparts until the rise of Brazil in 2000s and the take-of of Mexico today? To what extent, do you think we the Americans should be involved in their struggles for economic liberalization and political democratization?
Do you think the USA will maintain its leadership in the globalizing world? Why or why not?