Is it fair to blame Columbus for what happened after he "discovered" the Americas? Did something about how he acted, and inter-acted with the native population, set things off on a course that could have been avoided if he had acted differently?
Is there an inherent value to analyses of world politics from alternative perspectives? Ann Tickner argued that we need alternative foundational stories about global politics; what is the value of such stories, if there is value to such stories?
Inayatullah's argument about states having a right to wealth is predicated on tbe claim that states are unequally prepared for global economic competition. Is the economic success or failure of a state under such circumstances a fair outcome? If so, why? If not, what should be done?
Does the fact that the United States has troops deployed in Afghanistan at the present time make you more or less secure?
"Because of economic globalization and other challenges that affect very large numbers of people, the only viable mode of political and economic organization in world politics is some form of supernational integration." Discuss. Use IR theory vocabulary as appropriate.