Political Science

POL 211 Milestone Two Guidelines and Rubric For Milestone Two, you will submit a three- to four-page paper detailing the collapse of the Soviet Union and of the international political system. Describe the dilemmas faced by international political relations scholars at that time as a result of these collapses. How did this impact foreign policy at that time, and what has been the impact on current U.S. foreign policy? Are there similarities between the Cold War and the current “War on Terror”? If so, what are they? Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:

I. The Collapse of the Soviet Union A. Explain the collapse of the Soviet Union. B. Explain the chaos that resulted from the collapse of the Soviet Union. C. Use realist or idealist theoretic worldviews to support the explanation.

II. Impact: Explain the impact on theorists and practitioners of international relations.

A. As a result of the collapse of the international political system, describe the dilemmas faced by international political relations scholars at that time.

B. How did this impact foreign policy at the time? C. What is the impact on current U.S. foreign policy? D. Are there similarities between the Cold War and the War on Terror? If so, what are they?

Guidelines for Submission: Milestone Two should follow these formatting guidelines: three to four pages in length, double spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and citations in APA style.

Critical Elements Proficient (100%) Needs Improvement (55%) Not Evident (0%) Value

Collapse of Soviet Union: Explain

Explains the collapse of the USSR using specific details

Explains the collapse of the USSR, but information lacks specific details

Does not explain the collapse of the USSR

13

Collapse of Soviet Union: Chaos

Explains the chaos in the international system after the collapse of the USSR

Explains the chaos in the international system after the collapse of the USSR, but information is not complete

Does not explain the chaos in the international system after the collapse of the USSR

13

Collapse of Soviet Union: Realist/Idealist

Worldviews

Supports explanation of the collapse of the USSR with realism or idealism

Partially supports explanation of the collapse of the USSR with realism or idealism, but aspects are missing or information is lacking in detail

Does not support explanation of the collapse of the USSR with realism or idealism

13

Impact: Dilemmas Describes the dilemmas faced by international relations practitioners at the time of the collapse of the USSR

Identifies the dilemmas faced by international relations practitioners at the time of the collapse of the USSR, but aspects are missing or information is lacking in detail

Does not identify the dilemmas faced by international relations practitioners at the time of the collapse of the USSR

13

Impact: Foreign Policy Explains the impact on U.S. foreign policy at the time of the collapse of the USSR

Identifies the impact on U.S. foreign policy at the time of the collapse of the USSR, but information is scanty

Does not identify the impact on U.S. foreign policy at the time of the collapse of the USSR

13

Impact: US Foreign Policy

Describes the impact of the Cold War and the collapse of the USSR on U.S. foreign policy today

Identifies the impact of the Cold War and the collapse of the USSR on U.S. foreign policy today, but information is lacking in detail

Does not identify the impact of the Cold War and the collapse of the USSR on U.S. foreign policy today

13

Impact: Similarities Between the Cold War and the War on Terror

Identifies and describes any similarities between the Cold War and the War on Terror

Identifies and describes any similarities between the Cold War and the War on Terror, but information lacks specific details

Does not identify or describe any similarities between the Cold War and the War on Terror

13

Articulation of Response

Submission has no major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, or syntax

Submission has major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, or syntax that negatively impact readability and articulation of main ideas

Submission has critical errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, or syntax that prevent understanding of ideas

9

Earned Total 100%

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