Choose an essay from the choices below and write a 3200-word response that includes a basic argument, analysis and is supported by properly referenced academic literature.
1. This essay draws on realism to argue that war is inextricably linked to energy security.
2. This essay draws on realism to reject attempts by institutions to securitize the environment as a threat to contemporary global security.
3. This essay draws on liberalism to argue that ‘development’ is a key tool for challenging the threat of terrorism and insurgency in Africa.
4. This essay draws on liberalism to argue that powerful states should intervene militarily to prevent crimes against humanity.
5. This essay draws on constructivism to explore how the United Nations responds to alleged crimes against humanity.
6. This essay draws on constructivism to compare how migration and refugees are framed by states with divergent security cultures.
7. This essay uses critical theory to challenge the legitimacy and effectiveness of the US led ‘War on Terrorism’.
8. This essay uses critical theory to argue that health is a far greater threat to human security in Sub-Saharan Africa than Terrorism.
9. This essay adopts a feminist perspective to examine the role of culture in respect of counter insurgency.
10. This essay draws on feminist insights to explore the importance of development in attenuating the risk of ethnic conflict.
11. This essay draws on post colonialism to argue that US foreign policy has often trumped human security in both Africa and the Middle East.
12. This essay uses the concept of securitization to explore how COVID-19 has been transformed by regional organizations into a contemporary threat to global security.