Topics Of International Relations for CSS

Topics Of International Relations for CSS

Topics Of International Relations

 Topics Of International Relations For CSS


Topics Of International Relations for CSS

Topics Of International Relations for CSS



All Current Affairs For International Relations

        1. Scope and Nature of I.R
        2. Nation State System
        3. Globalization
        4. Nationalism
        5. Sovereignty
        6. Power ( National Power, Elements )
        7. Balance of Power
        8. Foreign Policy
        9. WAR (Causes, Small type, Civil WAR etc.)
        10. UN
        11. ICJ
        12. Diplomacy
        13. Significance of International Law
        14. IMF and World Bank
        15. Neo Realism and Neo Liberalism and Classical
        16. Constructivism , Feminism
        17. Over All History From Roman Empire to Cold WAR
        18. End Of History
        19. Clashes Of Civilization
        20. Bush Doctrine etc
        21. Causes Of War



        International Relations Paper—1 (Marks-100)



        • The Definition and Scope of International Relations.
        • The Nation-State System
        • Evolution of International Society

2.Theories and Approaches

        • The Classical Approaches-Realism and Idealism
        • The Scientific Revolution-Behavioral Approach, System Approach,
        • Neo-realism, Neo-liberalism.
        • Post-modernism, Critical Theory, Feminism, Constructivism

3.International Political Security.

        • Conceptualization of security in the Twenty-First century
        • Elements of National Power
        • Balance of Power
        • Foreign Policy: Determinants, Decision Making and Analysis
        • Sovereignty
        • National Interest

4.Strategic Approach to International Relation.

        • War: Causation of War, Total War, Limited War, Asymmetric Warfare, Civil War, Guerilla Warfare
        • Strategic Culture: Determinants of Pakistani Strategic Culture.
        • Deterrence: Theory and practice with special reference to India and Pakistan

5.International Political Economy.

        • Theories in IPE: Mercantilism, Economic Liberalism, and Neo- Marxism
        • Theories of Imperialism, Dependence and Interdependence discourse

6.International political community.

        • Nationalism
        • Internationalism
        • Globalization

7.Approaches to Peace

        • Diplomacy
        • International Law
        • Arms Control /Disarmament and Nuclear Non proliferation Regime

8.International Political Institution

        • United Nations
        • International Monetary Fund (IMF)
        • World Bank
        • International Court of Justice

    1. International Relations Paper- II  (Marks-100)

1.International Relation between two Wars

      • Russian Revolution, Fascism, League of Nations, Second World War

2.Cold War

      • Decolonization in Asia and Africa.
      • Rise of United States and Soviet Union,
      • Era of Tight Bipolarity, Détente and Loose Bipolarity, Revival of Cold War

3.Post Cold War

      • End of History, Clash of Civilizations, Terrorism, Globalization, Unipolarity (New World Order) and Revival of Multi-Polarity

4.International and Regional Organizations

      • League of Nations, United Nations, Regional Organizations, EU, ASEAN, NAFTA, SAARC, SCO, OIC, ECO, WTO.
      • Reforms in the United Nations, World Bank and the IMF

5.Foreign Policy of Selected Countries

      • USA, Russia, China, UK, India, Pakistan and EU

6.South Asia

      • Peace-making and Peace-Building in South Asia: Analytical overview of peace processes between/among the states of South Asia especially between India and Pakistan.
      • India and Pakistan: Overview of agreements and accords, Indus Water Treaty; Composite Dialogue; Sir Creek & Siachen border, Visa and People to people contact; Trade; and Role of civil society
      • Afghanistan: Cold war theatre; Soviet Invasion and Mujahedeen; Geneva Accord; Post Cold War situation—Rise of Taliban, AL-Qeada & 9/11; Operation Enduring Freedom; The Bonn Process- Withdrawal

7.Weapons of Mass Destruction

      • Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
      • Nuclear Weapon States- Programs and Postures: Indian-Pakistan Nuclear Doctrines
      • Nuclear Non –Proliferation Regime: International Atomic Energy Agency, Nuclear Non- Proliferation Treaty; Nuclear Supplier Group; Partial Test Ban Treaty; Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty; Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty
      • Challenges of Non-Proliferation, Cooperation for Nuclear Energy
      • The Missile Defence Systems and their impact on global strategic environment  Militarization and Weaponization of Space.

8.Contemporary Issues

      • Euro-Atlantic Vs. Asia Pacific: Great Power Policies
      • Kashmir Issue
      • Palestine Issue

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