FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION – 2016 FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, PAPER-II
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART-I(MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART-I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80
NOTE: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q.Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
Q. No. 2. Discuss the core causes of the “Bolshevik Revolution” in Russia and explain its fundamental political and socio-economic impact on Western European politics. (20)
Q. No. 3. Critically analyze Samuel P. Huntington’s concept of “Clash of Civilizations”. Define its main characteristics and explain its devastating consequences on the different leading civilizations of the nations. (20)
Q. No. 4. Discuss the moral imperatives of “Indian Foreign Policy” with the contending spirit of “Panchsheel” and evaluate how much it helps to strengthen diplomatic objectives of the country’s foreign policy? (20)
Q. No. 5. Critically discuss main political, socio-economic and strategic hurdles between (20) “Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations” and how can both countries come out from the Cold War scenario?
Q. No. 6. Discuss the “Moral Dimensions of Pakistan’s Nuclear Programme”. Explain its (20) essential features and justify its offensive gesture which maintained the national and regional strategic balance.
Q. No. 7. Critically discuss the fundamental factors of “Greece Economic Crisis” which need (20) huge financial assistance from European Union and IMF as debt relief to create “a breathing space” to stabilize the economy and explain the out-of-the-box solution for the crisis-ridden country.
Q. No. 8. Pakistan has formally joined Saudi Arabia’s led 34-state Islamic military alliance to (20) contain terrorism and extremism in Southwest Asia. Critically discuss whether or not Pakistan participates in the newly formed military alliance against terrorism and explain its political, socio-cultural and strategic implications on the country.