Research on your assigned state should consist of five to nine pages (in a WORD document), not including the
title page, abstract or reference page. The entire paper should be in APA format.
A minimum of five sources should be used/referenced, with one a hardback book. Your paper should include an
introduction, discussion and conclusion.
Your analysis should include:
1. Overview of the state
a. Population of incorporated area (demographics), religion, ethnic groups, languages
b. Location and geography
c. Educational institutions (primary, secondary and postsecondary)
d. Major cities
e. Brief history
f. Structure of government and its leaders
g. Domestic Issues and Foreign Affairs
h. Resources, 2015 GDP, economy, major exports, major imports, major industries
i. IGO memberships
j. NGO/nonstate actors impacting the state
k. Military strength
l. Advantages/Disadvantages (Strengths and Weaknesses)
m. Human Rights issues
n. Health and environmental issues
2. What is the global issue most impacting the state? Explain and provide what could be solutions.
3. The most important facts about the state.
4. What is the state’s position in the international system?
5. Your subjective opinion of the state.