Choose ONE of the following prompts and write a 3-4 page (750-1000 word) essay in response. The length requirement refers to content not title page, works cited page. Use standard  one inch margins, Times New Roman 12 font, double spaced.  Regardless of which prompt you choose, be sure to explain your thoughts thoroughly and use evidence to support your opinions/argument. You should incorporate information from the textbook, Canvas lectures, and the BBC World News in your answer.  Be sure to cite your information (I don’t care whether you use MLA, APA, or Chicago style for citation style; use whichever style you are most familiar with).
1. Of all the different global problems we’ve learned about this session (war, environmental problems, population issues, global economy) which has the international community been most effective in helping? Discuss how globalization has both contributed to worsening and mitigating this problem. What changes to the international political regime need to be made in order to be more effective in helping solve global problems?
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2.  War has always been one of the primary foci of global studies. Write about what you have learned about the causes of conflict, role of perspective in approaching global issues, interrelated nature of global issues (war, economy, natural resources, politics, human rights, population issues, etc),about the purpose and function of international organizations such as the United Nations, and about recent global events.   Then, convince me of ONE of the following statements:
a. The United Nations should have much stronger military powers.
b. The United Nations should have zero military powers.
Text Book: John McCormick Introduction to Global Studies ISBN: 978-1-352-00399-4
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world/