Review the Final Research Paper criteria located within Week Five, and choose
one of the five topics listed. For this week’s assignment, submit a two- to
three-page paper that includes the following:
- Identify the topic of your Final Research Paper.
- Provide a summary of the issue.
- Provide three questions you want to answer or address while researching the
topic of your Final Research Paper. (You do not need to answer the questions,
but the questions should show the direction of your research.)
paper must be two to three pages in length (excluding the title and reference
pages) and formatted according to APA style. You must use at least two scholarly
sources in addition to the course textbook to support your claims and sub
claims. Cite your sources in text and on the reference page.
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Final Research Paper
The Final Research
Paper should demonstrate understanding of the reading assignments, class
discussions, your own research, as well as the implications of new knowledge.
You will analyze the ethical implications and homeland security implications
on one of the following five topics:
- Racial profiling in the war on terrorism.
- Water-boarding and other coercive tactics of interrogation on detained
- The PATRIOT Act in regards to its authorization of surveillance and search
- The invasion of Iraq in regards to the use of preventive/pre-emptive war.
- The use of military tribunals in adjudicating the guilt or innocence of
known or suspected terrorists.
At minimum, the paper should accomplish the following:
- Analyze the ethical implications on the chosen topic.
- Analyze the ethical implications from the official Government perspective of
- Analyze the topic, drawing on the stated ethical and homeland security
implications, justifying/not justifying its use through the Just War Theory
(this should be as objective as possible—it is not an opinion piece).
- Present final conclusions based on the analysis of the chosen topic from
various perspectives and the tenant of Just War Theory.