Final exam: same format as midterm, identification section and essay section ( you should write 5 out of 8 or 4 out of 6 for identifications (prof is not sure yet), 2 essays out of. 3options). technically comprehensive, but ids will be only on material covered after midterm; likewise the essay questions will focus primarily on material covered this term although the topics covered last term should be useful in answering the essay questions. United states: countries that fear the rise of china like japan, taiwan and s korea have been drawn more towards a policy of supporting the us. China clearly is superior in conventional forces to india, spends far more on its military and it is a nuclear power itself. It is highly unlikely that there will be a nuclear confrontation, but this is nonetheless of symbolic importance. India was one of the main beneficiaries of the removal of the taliban influence in.