CSS International Relations 2014

Q.No. 2. Discuss evolution and development of the discipline of International Relations; define the dominant factors responsible for and explain their role in the post-cold war era. (20)

Q.No. 3. Explain the concept of Balance of Power in international relations and evaluate its relevance after the demise of Soviet Russia. (20)

Q.No. 4. Critically evaluate the joining of Western Alliances (SEATO & CENTO) by Pakistan and explain its political, economic and strategic consequences for the state’s policy. (20)

Q.No. 5. Do you believe that Diplomacy is the ultimate way to resolve international disputes? What diplomatic means are significant to realize that goal in general and Pakistan-India in particular? (20)

Q.No. 6. Define the term Globalization. Do you believe its prospects are threatened because of the current economic crises in general and third world economies in particular? (20)

Q.No. 7. Do you support the argument that Iran-US nuclear deal will bring a new wave of instability in the region and can also cause serious implications for global non-proliferation regime? (20)

Q.No. 8. Do you agree that the post-Cold War international scenario has generated more constraints than opportunities for Pakistan’s foreign policy? If so, what are those? Suggest measures enabling Pakistan to face the ‘new challenges’.