Write a short essay on the difference between realism and idealism, isolationism

Write a short essay on the difference between realism and idealism, isolationism and internationalism, unilateralism and multilateralism, preemption and provocation, and hard power and soft power.
In doing so, consider the issue of nuclear proliferation or violent extremism. How would the above mentioned theories or policy models apply to either of these issues? How are these theories or policy models used by various international actors (nations, leaders, or international organizations). When discussing the above issues, how could the world benefit from different applications of these theories by the US or other actors? Explain.
Essay Grading Rubric
Thesis/Introduction – Clear thesis which specifically addresses all parts of the assignment question.
Analysis – Development of each of the introduction’s thesis points. Analysis is detailed, understandable and accurate.
Citations/Quotations – Proper quotations and citations of relevant information. Following guidelines on using proper number of sources.
Grammar/Organization – Proper paragraph organization with correct English style and grammar usage.

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