1. quot;North-South relations in security and economic areas will be the predominant area of conflict in the 21st century.quot; Do you agree with

1. “North-South relations in security and economic areas will be the predominant area of conflict in the 21st century.” Do you agree with this statement? Provide two examples – one each from the security and economic areas to support your answer when discussing various areas of potential and real conflict between developed and developing countries.2. We have discussed a variety of theories that purport to explain international relations. Choose two of these theories and contrast how they would explain two of the following issues in international relations: the international response to AIDS; progression of global warming negotiations; US-Chinese relations; global trade negotiations; the ICC; UN peacekeeping; foreign aid; or international responses to terrorism. Which do you think does a better job explaining the behavior we observe in these issues? Make sure to discuss the assumptions behind each of the theories you choose.3. “The state system is under siege ? today, there are far more important actors than states which are important in dealing with major international issues.” Do you agree or disagree with this statement? What kinds of issues (e.g., terrorism, war, trade, finance, development, environment) might this apply to? Make sure to use examples to support your answer.