POL 355 POL355 Week 1 Discussions
POL 355 Week 1 Discussions 1-2
DQ 1. Four Schools of Thought. Before accessing the discussions for this week, you will want to complete the Quick Review Questions for Chapter 2. These activities are designed to ensure that you have a solid understanding of the key concepts. You can access the Quick Review Questions through the Multimedia Library link in the left-hand navigation menu, in your online classroom.
Future Worlds. International relations evolve in a geopolitical environment driven by numerous and varied global trends. These global trends have shaped our world, as they do now and will continue to do so. Review the four potential future scenarios presented in the National Intelligence Council’s publication Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds. Read each “Alternative World” and discuss one scenario that you find interesting or surprising. In particular, describe features of the scenario that discuss security, identity, and economic issues.
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. By Day 7, please respond to at least two other students who have chosen different scenarios than the one you chose.