Define one or more research questions
Do research: visit the library, access the e-library, browse the internet for scientific papers on the subject. If needed: change or re-define your research question(s).
Prepare an outline for the paper (feel free to ask your teacher for feedback/advice)
Do more research and write a critical, analytical and argumentative paper answering your research question(s).
Throughout the paper, always quote your sources.
Project and Presentation GUIDELINES
Table of Contents: here you sum up your chapters and sub-chapters, including page numbers. Introduction: here you mention your topic/central idea, provide a brief background, and raise your research question(s) or state something you are trying to answer/prove in your paper
Main part (structured into sub-chapters): here you analyze the topic using your sources, focusing on the statement or question(s) raised in your introduction.
Findings/conclusion: here you sum up the main.points/findings of your paper. Point out whether your thesis proved right or wrong or answer the question(s) raised in your introduction..
Bibliography/Works Cited: here you add a list of the sources you have used.
A Project should be the original work of the student.
Use at least 8 different references from books, journals, magazine articles, newspapers and on-line materials. Use APA Style of Citation (available in the Portal).
The paper should be min 4 pages long without the cover page and references. Paper must be formatted in MS word, Font New Times Roman 12, spaced 1.5. Papers must be saved in MS Word format and upload into the Portal.
All papers will be checked for plagiarism, using the AUE approved software “Turnitin”. A paper that shows over 10% of similarity index, all inclusive, will not be accepted.
FONT: Times New Roman or Arial 12, spacing 2 – refer to APA writing style guidelines on a portal
You should not use any information from Wikipedia, and/or list Wikipedia as a reference for your case study.
Plagiarism is a serious academic offence. Academic plagiarism is the act, intentional or unintentional, of using other people’s words and ideas as your own. Any assignment that you submit should be the result of your own work. You should write your case study of your own, and not copy and paste information from articles and websites. All assignments are checked through the TurnitIn system for academic plagiarism.
Any act of plagiarism will result in receiving 0 points on the assignment.
Topics for Project and Presentation ( choose from)
1. nternational organizations combating terrorism – Critically analyze through Case Study of Interpol money-laundering and countering the financing of terrorism.
2. International organizations combating terrorism and organized crime – Critically analyze through Case Study of UNODC on money-laundering and countering the financing of terrorism.
3. Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism: Perspectives on Global Security – Critically analyze through Case Study of Italian/Russian/Albanian/Japanese mafia – Recommendations for UAE and GCC Countries.
4. The Future of Terrorism– Critically analyze through most famous Terrorist organizations – Recommendations for UAE and GCC Countries
5. Drugs trafficking: new routes and methods – Critically analyze through a Case study of Medellin cartel – Recommendations for UAE and GCC Countries.
6. Strategic Security Work and Intelligence – Case Study of Yemen/ Create an analyse of Security measures and actions which need to be performed and which are undertaken with the goal to increase Strategic Security work.
7. Strategic Security Work and Intelligence – Case Study of Turkey- Create an analyse of Security measures and actions which need to be performed and which are undertaken with the goal to increase Strategic Security work.
8. Strategic Security Work and Intelligence – Case Study of Syria- Create an analyse of Security measures and actions which need to be performed and which are undertaken with the goal to increase Strategic Security work.
9. Counter-insurgency Strategies as a prerequisite for International Security
10. The Role of Peace Processes and Conflict Resolutions for International Security
11. National Security as a prerequisite for International Security.
12. The Role of NATO as a prerequisite for national and international security