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UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA FINAL EXAMINATION

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SEMINAR IN GLOBAL AFFAIRS ADS660 APRIL 2007 3 HOURS

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QUESTION 1

Explain the salient features in international relations that differentiate the post Cold War era from that of the Cold War years. (25 marks)

QUESTION 2 'The United Nations ...is merely a servant of the member states and is obligated to carry out the mandates of the Security Council and no more'. The UN Secretary General, (Michael N. Barnett, 1996). Discuss this statement with reference of the role played by the UN in the 1991 - 1995 conflict in ex-Yugoslavia. (25 marks)

QUESTION 3 In your view should the act(s) of 'state-terrorism' be encompassed in the overall definition of 'terrorism'? State your arguments using any current and relevant example(s). (25 marks)

QUESTION 4 "As part of the Asean family, Myanmar must show its readiness to share with us its problems and give Asean a role to play. We tried to do that before, but Myanmar was not forthcoming". Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar, New Straits Times, January 12, 2007. In the context of the above statement, explain how, in your opinion, the present political impasse in Myanmar could eventually be resolved. (25 marks)

QUESTION 5 Discuss to what extent problems related to economic globalization and international migration are intertwined with the overall North-South relations. (25 marks)

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QUESTION 6

'For the time being, China's policy would seem to be to avoid engaging in practices likely to generate political alienation within Southeast Asia so as to be able to focus on the more critical priorities of economic development and managing relationships with the United States and Japan'. (Michael Leifer, 1997). Critically evaluate the appropriateness of this assessment. (25 marks)

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