Choose any country you are curious about andelaborate how the following statement is true in your chosen country:

~ People get rich when there is chaos, butultimately the biggest profiteering creates a push for peace.

Explain the break-even point where peace ismore profitable than chaos and SUCCINCTLY elaborate how this process is seen inyour chosen country. (You may choose a country you have read about in yourreadings, or you can choose outside of the readings.)

Imagine this as a briefing paper to theintelligence community agency you work for. You are expected to highlight thekey aspects and important processes as efficiently and clearly as possible andshow how these aspects and processes tie into the major points and conclusionsyou are making. No one has the time to read huge volumes or wade through youwaxing poetic. Be clear, concise, to the point, but still thorough andin-depth.

Format and Style Notes on Papers:

  1. All papers must be typed,double-spaced, with 1-inch margins on all sides IN WORD.
  2. Not more than 4 pages total.
  3. Double-space your entire paper,with no exceptions.
  4. 12-point, New Times Roman font.
  5. Save document with the followingtitle (LASTNAME BRIEFING PAPER 1).
  6. Indent paragraphs one tab (1/2inch).
  7. Right justify your pages.
  8. Do not use slang, vulgar language,or clichés.

Criteria for Grading:
Transference, Critical thinking skills, and thoughtful development of yourbriefing papers are the primary criteria for determining grades.

1. Transference means applying ideas and concepts from the course readings to anew context. The more major ideas from the readings that you transfer to thenew context, and the more apt use you make of them, the better.

2. Critical Thinking Skills means offering your own critical thinking opinionson the specific ideas in those readings. Giving reasons transforms them from”mere opinions” to “critical thinking opinions.” The focus ofyour comments on the ideas of the readings should be critical thinking, NOTsummary.

4. Thoughtful development means not only that you offer reason and support foryour opinions, but also that you explore the topic thoroughly and completely,within the specified length guidelines for the assignment. I prize breadth anddepth of development but I also prize precision and succinctness. Avoidrambling excursions into tangential issues. In essence, what I’m looking forin your written work is solid critical thinking opinions on as many specificmajor ideas from the assigned readings as possible.Finally, when developing your written work,do not write it as one long paragraph. Instead, break it into paragraphs thatexamine one specific idea (or at most two ideas) from a reading at a time.

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