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THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES

ST. AUGUSTINE

SUPPLEMENTAL/RESIT EXAMINATIONS OF JULY/AUGUST, 2006

ACADEMIC YEAR 2005 / 2006

Code and Name of Course: INRL 5001 (IR 547): INTERNATIONAL HISTORY
AND POLITICS
Date and Time: Duration: THREE HOURS

INSTRUCTION TO CANDIDATES: This paper has1 page and 7 questions.

PLEASE ANSWER THREE (3) QUESTIONS

1. “As far as collective security is concerned, the League of Nations was a failure”.
Discuss.

2. Assess the impact of the Second World War in the decline of European dominance
after 1945.

3. What factors explain the success of the decolonization movement in the former
colonial empires in the second half of the 20th century?

4. Account for the rapid industrial surge in Japan after 1955.

5. Discuss the main challenges facing the Caribbean region today.

6. What are the implications of globalization for the CARICOM?

7. Analyse the main security threats facing the Caribbean today.

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