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Chapter 5 National Interest and Foreign Policy.  Key Issue: To what extent should we embrace nationalism?  National interests  Foreign policy  Ultranationalism.

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1 Chapter 5 National Interest and Foreign Policy

2  Key Issue: To what extent should we embrace nationalism?  National interests  Foreign policy  Ultranationalism  Crimes against humanity  These points to be covered in Chapters to discuss points on Related Issue # 2.

3  Chapter 5 related issue: To what extent do national interest and foreign policy shape each other?  In Related Issue #1 from Chapters 1-4, we focused on …  nation,  nationalism  and, identity.  In related issue # 2 we will expand on these points as you learn about ‘ to what extent should we embrace nationalism.’

4  Pp 114 … study map, figure 5-1. What is map telling us about foreign policy?  Pp 115 … read. Note key terms and key questions.  Pp 115 … brainstorm thoughts about 4 key questions as it relates to map on pp 114.

5  How are Nationalism and National Interest related?  Read pp Note figure 5-2, 5-3, 5-4.  Deciding on actions to serve your interests  3 questions  Independent versus dependent choices … opinions?

6  Aspects of National Interest  Read related paragraphs p117, Voices and Figure 5-5  Expectations of those who govern democratic communities and nations?  3 benefits of national interest  Economic prosperity  Security and safety  Beliefs and values  Question.. With a partner … ?  Opinions

7  Changing Views of National Interest  Read related paragraphs p  Opinions differ …  give examples of internal and external events that cause us to change our opinions/views of national interest.

8  Differing views of National Interest  Read related paragraphs p. 118  Canadian views of …  Peacekeepers  Peacemakers  USA (Condoleezza Rice) view?  China’s view?  UN (Sec. Gen. of UN), Kofi Annan’s view  Figure 5-6

9  National Interest and Arctic Sovereignty  Read related paragraphs p. 119, figure 5-7, 5-8.  Claiming sovereignty over territories  Russian claims  Canadian claims  Protection of Law of Sea guarantees … ??  Two factors highlight importance to claim arctic sovereignty.  Climate change  Economic reasons

10  Conclusions and written assignment … choose one.  P. 118 … Can a national government ever represent the interests of all citizens through a single national policy? Argue yes or no!  or  P. 119 … Reflect and Respond at bottom of page. Choose peacemaking or Arctic Sovereignty. List 3 strategies and how each would be effective?


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