Presentation on theme: "Chapter 5 National Interest and Foreign Policy. Key Issue: To what extent should we embrace nationalism? National interests Foreign policy Ultranationalism."— Presentation transcript:
Chapter 5 National Interest and Foreign Policy
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.
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.’
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.
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?
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
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.
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
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
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?