Your task is: 1) to read Ch. 12 and the two articles, and 2) answer the following questions/prompt – this is an essay and not a short-answers exam:

Assess the powerful impact of non-state actors (piracy, terrorism, and technology and privatization) have on the global system of states.
Looking more attentively at terrorism, what is John Gray’s argument regarding the West’s war on terrorism. Can the war be won?
Finally, looking at Richard K. Betts’ reviews, when (e.g., post Cold War, post 9/11, or 21st century?) does Fukuyama, Huntington, and Mearsheimer’s visions rang truest?