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Discuss any four Ethical concerns that are often witnessed in International relations.

Topic : Ethical issues in international relations

6. Discuss any four Ethical concerns that are often witnessed in International relations. (250 words)

Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon publications.

Why the question:

The question is premised on the theme of ethical concerns associated with international relations.

Key Demand of the question:

Discuss in detail any four key ethical concerns in IR according to you.

Directive:

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start by explaining the reasons and possibility of ethical concerns in IR.

Body:

Such answers are best explained with examples, Terrorism and use of state sponsored terrorists and militia, climate change, trade, growth and poverty, Disarmament, Organized crime and human trafficking, Tax havens, Competition for capital among developing and resources among developed, Human rights, Responsibility to protect others, like genocide, ethnic cleansing, issue of Global commons, Strengthening/weakening international institutions, etc. all these can be your four selected themes.

Pick any four and explain in detail.

Conclusion:

Conclude with ways to resolve and overcome such ethical concerns.