How Might Economic Concerns Influence Foreign Policy?

POLI 457 International Relations

Week 4 EXERCISE

How Might Economic Concerns Influence Foreign Policy?

Research the cost of a barrel of imported oil from 1960 to 2008. Try to pinpoint significant global events that might affect the price of oil, and write a reflective essay connecting those events to any changes in U.S. foreign policy.

You are required to write a one- to two-page paper showing depth of thought and analysis of the material. Using references from the book and outside sources, properly cite and create a reference list with all sources used, and ensure you review your work for spelling and grammar mistakes.