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Class Notes for POL S 203 at University of Washington

Introduction to International Relations

POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: World Trade Organization, General Agreement On Tariffs And Trade, Schwinn Bicycle Company

Free Trade, WTO & Globalization (5/19/17) I. From GATT to the WTO A. What is GATT? General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade: negotiated in 1947 into effect 1948 o Response to the Smoot-Hawley Tariff ...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Berlin Conference, Nonviolent Resistance, Conditionality

North-South Relations (5/22/17) CURRENT EVENTS Trump: o Trump said he doesnt care about human rights in Middle Eastern countries o Nothing unique about not emphasizing human rights over other ...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: World Health Organization, Cuyahoga River, American Steel

N-S & Environment (May 24, 2017) CURRENT EVENTS Harley Davidson: o Iconic American motorcycles Trump even invited them to White House to celebrate o Usually made in America, but opening up a ...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Punitive Expedition, Anschluss, Reserve Teams In Norwegian Football

End of the European Era: Versailles-Munich (4/21/17) CURRENT EVENTS MOAB: commander decided it was good on the ground, wasnt meant to be a message to N Korea (wasnt a bigger picture thing, just a straight ta...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Shia Islam, Good Neighbor Policy, Gunboat Diplomacy

Iraq War Paul Kennedy, The Perils of Empire, Washington Post (April 20, 2003). 1) What parallels does Kennedy draw between Britain in the early 20th Century and the United States in 2003? The ideas of the WWI imperialis...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Arusha Accords, Hutu, Samantha Power

Rwanda Frontline, Triumph of Evil 1. What was the relationship between Hutu and Tutsi under Belgian rule? Tutsis were the favored minority who were put into power, while the Hutus were the oppressed ma...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Mutual Assured Destruction, Cold War Ii, Liberal Democracy

Cold War (April 28, 2017) I. What Caused the Cold War? A. Realist explanations No puzzle because the US and USSR were the two most powerful actors o Only states to fear were each other It isnt abo...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Attack On Pearl Harbor, Pearl Harbor, Paul Tibbets

Origins of the CW: A-Bomb (April 24, 2017) CURRENT EVENTS Afghanistan: o Taliban attack on Afghan forces a couple of days ago = 10 people killed 160 people (didnt have enough coffins) in a ...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Human Rights Watch, Interahamwe, Landlocked Country

Rwanda and Iraq (May 10, 2017) CURRENT EVENTS FBI Director James Coney was fired by Trump Coney was leading an investigation into Trumps relationship with Russia and had just asked for more resources...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Islamic Courts Union, United States Navy Seals, Desperate Straights

Somalia and Rwanda (May 8, 2017) Somalia examples led to a failure to intervene in Rwanda I. Assessing US/UN Somali Intervention A. Immediate results of the intervention 4.5 million people did not die because of t...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Vyacheslav Molotov, Truman Doctrine, Hard Left

Cold War: Containment, Berlin, Korea, 4/26/17 CURRENT EVENTS N Korea: o Can churn out a nuclear bomb every 7 weeks and has had massive artillery tests message that Seoul could get hit ...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Serbian Nationalism, Ethnic Nationalism, United Nations Protection Force

Yugoslavia (May 3, 2017) Illustrates what happens when empire break apart and disintegrates into ethnic conflict The term ethnic cleansing came from this war Continuing relevance for today Balkan...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Berlin Wall, Slacker, Security Interest

Gulf War: Decision to Go On Offensive 5/1/17 CURRENT EVENTS North Korea Did another missile test Economy is opened up more and more markets (slight capitalism) = loosening the grip from dictator on cit...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Sinology, Nuclear Warfare, Nuclear Strategy

Realism (part 1) April 3, 2017 CURRENT EVENTS Secretary of State cut out of diplomacy with China without background in Chinese studies NAFTA: Farmers are not happy about the trade deals with Mexico because they arent bu...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
POL S 203 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Chinese Century, Crimean War, France 2

Rise of Modern State System, 1815-1890 (part 2) 3/31 CURRENT EVENTS Changed the rules of engagement, less oversight, quicker action in strikes-not necessarily in Iraq or Syria, but sped up rules=leads to mor...

Political Science
POL S 203
Jonathan L.Mercer
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Multilateral Treaty, European Economic Community, Statute Of The International Court Of Justice

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM International Law APPLICATIONS TREATIES ...

Commerce
COMM 404
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Liberal Democracy, Illiberal Democracy, Representative Democracy

Political Science2 Political Science3 permacharts TM WHAT IS POL...

Political Science
POLC42H3
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