Format: Around 1000 words, MLA format
You are Mohammad S. Sabban- Lead Negotiator for Saudi Arabia. Your objective is to oppose any treaty that will reduce the market for oil produced in the Persian Gulf. Your goal is to prevent a treaty from being approved. ***Details attached***
Write a paper providing arguments supporting your objectives. This essay is empirical.
•Acceptable evidence: facts known in 2009 OR from any class reading (write as it it was published pre-2009)
•Good research sources:
–Sources cited in historical background section of game book (129-52) ***ATTACHED***
–Sources listed in your role sheet ***ATTACHED***
–Further sources listed in gamebook pages 162-3 ***ATTACHED***
How to write a good treaty:
The strongest possible treaty would be legally binding and enforceable by international courts
•A political treaty merely indicates a commitment, with no consequence for non-compliance other than bad publicity
•Gamebook mentions the possibility of a tariff imposed on country that signs but fails to comply
•See gamebook 154
•Strong transparency: detailed reporting of all emission, inventory of forests and land use, strong accounting of money given to developing countries for mitigation etc.
•Monitored by independent body
•Weak transparency: only aggregate reporting
•Very weak transparency: no reporting
•See gamebook 155
SAMPLE PAPER ATTACHED. PLEASE TAKE A LOOK!