What is the relationship between international law and the concept of sovereignty?
What does the “Clash of Civilizations” thesis entail? Do you agree or disagree with this thesis, and why?
Most realist scholars argue that nation states are the single most important actors in world politics and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) such as Amnesty International or Greenpeace play only minor roles in the conduct of global politics. Do you agree or disagree and why?
What are some of the key differences between domestic and international politics?
What is the difference between pre-emptive and preventive wars? Given your definitions, would you consider the War in Iraq (2003), a pre-emptive or preventive war?
Why has the Kyoto Protocol proved to be less of a success story than the Montreal Protocol? Formulate your answer around the problems that states face while dealing with global environmental issues.