International Studies Questions


1) Christopher Lyne (p.7) comments: “I conclude that realism is superior to democratic peace theory as a predictor of international outcomes.” Do you agree with him? If yes, why? If you don’t, why not?

2) How would a realist explain the existence of human rights treaties?

3) Do you think that the U.S. should share its cyber security defenses with other nations?

4)The cyber invasion of one of the U.S. political parties portrays the lack of security in a system which represents the American people.Do you think cyber challenges could be mitigated by helping the public become more aware of cyber strategies

5) Do you think that international political, economic relations could impact cybersecurity strategy in the U.S?