essay 1: Is the anarchy of the global system the root of the need for power politics and ultimately violence, and if this is true, is it better to prepare and arm (self-help due to the security dilemma) or to try to reduce that anarchy through global institutions via liberalism? ( 2 full pages with 5 works cited)
essay 2: Why is power the root of many issues in the global system, how is having too little or too much an issue, why is a balance of power often good (until it breaks down due to many issues including bandwagoning), and why is the search for more often problematic itself? ( 2 full pages with 5 works cited)