International Relations CSS Paper 1999

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 1999.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100

NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions, selecting at least one question from each part. Question No. 8 is COMPULSORY. All questions carry EQUAL marks

1.Trace the evolution of modern state System and discuss the basic features of Modern Nation-State.

  1. Define the concept of Nationalism. It has contributed to the further division of state in the world but on the contrary leading to the unification of Western Europe. Give your observation.

  2. Discuss the causes of the Second World War.

  3. Define the concept of Détente and make a survey of the policy of Détente between the Super Powers.

  4. Write short notes on the following:
    (a) Scope of International Relations
    (b) Deterrence Theory
    (c) NATO
    (d) Deng’s Policy of “one country two systems”.

  5. Write down the latest developments on the Palestine Question. Do you think that it can be resolved in the near future? Give your observations.

  6. The formation of World Trade Organization (WTO) is designed to perpetuate the Economic domination of the Third World by the Developed Countries. Express your views with sound arguments.

COMPULSORY QUESTION

  1. (A) define the following in few lines:
    Perestroika
    Ethnic Cleansing
    Land Mines Convention
    Star Wars Programme
    Iron Curtain
    (B) The following abbreviations stand for:
    OAU
    WMD
    APAC
    OIC
    OSCE
    (C) Write as asked:
    Two main points of Oslo Accord
    Two main point of Dayton Agreement
    Two main points of Simla Accord
    Two main points of Geneva Accord on Afghanistan
    Two main points of Helsinki Summit
    (D) Who are the following:
    Richard Holbrooke
    Abdul Rehman Wahid
    Javier Solana
    Bulent Ecevit
    Monica Lowinsky
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