Fishbowl Foreign Policy

We are going to do a fishbowl about Foreign Policy.
Here are our fishbowl rules.

The fishbowl will revolve around your questions plus some of the following questions:
  • What should our relationship be with the rest of the world?
  • What is the biggest threat to US security?
  • Should we use drones to assassinate our enemies?
  • Should we give more money in foreign aid?
  • What should our foreign policy be towards ISIS?
  • Is the US a force for good in the world?
  • Should the US close Guantanamo?
  • Should we try to spread democracy around the world?
  • Should the US intervene in Syria?
  • What should our policy be regarding Ebola and other health issues?
  • Add your own questions here:_____________________________
Now get to work researching.
Here's some good sources for information about US foreign policy
The Council on Foreign Relations
Global Conflict Tracker
Foreign Policy
Choices
The New York Times
Al Jazeera America
The Economist
The BBC
The Guardian Unlimited
Post any charts, questions, answers, facts, links, embedded cartoons, video, pictures, charts, graphs, posts, data, information, ideas in the chart below prior to our fishbowl. The more illuminating, thorough, empathetic, thoughtful, informative the post, the better our fishbowl and the better your grade.


NamePost about foreign policy
Hugh JassThese are the countries that received the most US dollars in foreign aid.
Foreign Aid Recipients
I. P. FreelyFishbowl Foreign Policy - Creative Classrooms
Seymour ButzFishbowl Foreign Policy - Creative Classrooms
Oliver BootyFishbowl Foreign Policy - Creative Classrooms
Sarah SausageFishbowl Foreign Policy - Creative Classrooms
Kourtnee SchippelFishbowl Foreign Policy - Creative Classrooms
Katie Doddshttps://www.ted.com/playlists/73/the_global_power_shift
Grace Gelpi
Gracie MahaffeyThe Challenge of ISIS is Not Only Military by Elliott Abrams

This blog by Elliott Abrams takes a different approach to how the United States should handle ISIS. He believes that more than military force is needed, and that in order to defeat them we first must understand what draws young Muslims to join them.
Charlotte KeefeThis article addresses the threats the U.S. faces by supporting rebels oppose ISIS:

http://www.cfr.org/terrorism/ed-husain-british-muslims-can-blunt-jihadist-threat/p33678
Jacob McCallInstilling fear makes me proud to be an American...

http://www.intoon.com/cartoons.cfm/id/119424

"It's funny because it's true." -Liz Lemon

http://www.boilingfrogspost.com/2013/03/12/jamiol-presents-77/
http://www.cagle.com/2013/02/drone-strikes/
Sarah YangThe Foreign Policy Dance! Each dance move covers a major policy shift in US Foreign Policy.
Gracey Falk"The United States has been the world’s largest humanitarian assistance donor every year since 1990."
Global Humanitarian Assistance Profile

CENTER FOR GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT PIE CHART:http://www.cgdev.org/doc/blog/Humanitarian%20aid%20by%20donor,%202008.PNG
Dayton HareThe U.S. and drones, courtesy of John Oliver.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4NRJoCNHIs
ti-KateMilitary Spending
Caroline Attayek"Our objective is clear: We will degrade, and ultimately destroy, ISIL through a comprehensive and sustained counterterrorism strategy." -President Barack Obama
Video + article
Lorenzito Zapatahttp://www.cnn.com/2012/07/13/opinion/bergen-civilian-casualties/

Fishbowl Foreign Policy - Creative Classrooms
Annelise SenkowskiEbola-CNN
Other countries have closed their borders due to the deadly ebola breakout. Should the United States follow suit and close their borders to keep citizens safe?
Gabrielle LewisFishbowl Foreign Policy - Creative Classrooms
Mitchell McDoodle HolsclawFishbowl Foreign Policy - Creative Classrooms


















Annelise SenkowskiEbola-CNN
Other countries have closed their borders due to the deadly ebola breakout. Should the United States follow suit and close their borders to keep citizens safe?
Ti-Paynespreading democracy-NY Times
"The ideological campaign to spread democracy around the world should be stopped."
Dayton HareThe U.S. and drones, courtesy of John Oliver. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4NRJoCNHIs
Ethan SwoffordRon Paul on foreign policyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lN-R0mu3mgw
Gehrig LoughranInformation on why the U.S. effort to destroy ISIS by bombing Syria won't workhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SPzfGFOJ84
Suzanna Haydtforeign policy dealing with oilhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqdYhi2tmx8

Siena WerberAmerican's view on foreign policy
Meredith Lipson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMGR0yJKAJw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqdYhi2tmx8
Brief clips on the basics of foreign policy.
Katharine clarkhttp://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/142293/j-p-singh/the-land-of-milk-and-cotton
McClain Miles
Henson Milamhttp://media.theweek.com/img/generic/foreignaidmain.jpg

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