International Relations CSS Paper 2003

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2003.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
TIME ALLOWED: 3 HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions in all, including question No.8 which is compulsory. All questions carry equal marks.


  1. President Bush’s invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, without sound genuine reasons, has made the future of the Modern Nation-State doubtful. Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer.

  2. Define Economic Imperialism. How far it is correct to say that the G-7 countries have embarked upon Economic Imperialism in the Third World through WTO and Multi-National Corporations?

  3. The introduction of the concepts of’Unilateralism and pre-emptive Strike’1 by President Bush has eroded the basis of International law and Diplomacy, in interstate relations. Discuss.

  4. Define Detente. Is a Detente possible between India and Pakistan? Give your arguments.

  5. What is Nuclear Proliferation? How far the United States of America is justified in pursuing the policy of Non-proliferation towards North Korea and Iran?

  6. Write notes on the following:

(a) Deterrence (b) Euro-communism (c) Peaceful co-existence (d) Perestroika.

  1. State the conditions for the ‘Road Map’ of the Palestinian state. What are the hurdles in its implementation?


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