How do these confrontations between Russia and Turkey affect the prospects for fighting ISIS in Syria? Should the United States try to act as a mediator between Russia and Turkey to ease these tensions? Should the United States support Turkey, its NATO ally? Should the United States remain neutral and let the situation play itself out?
Suppose that you are a member of the US Congress. Based upon what you have read in the textbook and the article above, would you vote to approve the TPP? What is the most important issue in the TPP that led you to this decision? When you answer, identify one benefit or drawback associated with either free trade or protectionism that you read in the textbook.