1. The relations between Russia and the West have recently deteriorated. Which side would you hold most responsible for the tensions and why: The West, Russia, or both? In your answer, consider the actions undertaken by both Russia and the West since the end of the cold of war until today. (2 pages)
2. Discuss some of the international security threats of the twenty-first century and how they can be solved? In your answer distinguish between realist, neo-realist, liberal, neo-liberal, and constructivist approaches.