The purpose of theory is to offer an understanding of a complex world and
the various interactions that take place within this environment. It is
theory that allows us to think systematically. Fitting events into
theory and using theory to explain and predict events are what separate
the study of political science from a study of current events.
Select at least two of the articles assigned this week, and compare and
contrast how each one applies theory. Use examples from the reading to
discuss the type(s) of international events the theory is most and least
useful for explaining.
ARTICLES WILL BE ATTACHED
Instructions: Your initial post should be at least 350 words.