Why do you think achieving statehood is so essential to the Palestinian’s agenda?
1 Discussion Questions
Aspirations for Statehood
Read Ch. 5 (excluding pp. 162-168), then answer the following questions:
1. Why do you think achieving statehood is so essential to the Palestinian’s agenda?
2. Do you think Palestine can win over the international community using this strategy?
(Reference Book: Essentials of International Relations, Mingst)
Answer the following questions.
1. First describe the two types of power shifts (power transition and power diffusion) that Prof. Nye describes.
2. Next, what is soft power (define it) and how does Prof. Nye describe its importance in global politics in the 21st century?
3. What is Prof. Nye’s argument? In which perspective do you think his views fit best and why? What do you think of his argument?