After reading the articles by Allison and Waldron, please answer the following question:
These two articles provide opposing perspectives on the likelihood of a potential future conflict between the
United States and China. Which one, do you believe, provides the most useful perspective?
Below is the rubric for this assignment. In this paper you must have:
Thesis- Identifies a defendable thesis statement that is related to the assignment.
Addresses Issue – Make connections between things in the readings and ideas expressed.
Provides Support Arguments- Position, objection and response presented with acceptable argumentation, some
defense of your position and a good summary in a concluding paragraph.
Fair Opposing View- Fair presentation of significant objection. The paper fairly addresses a solution outside the
author’s thesis and presents an argument on why it might not be more valid.
Graduate Level Writing – One or two mistakes that did not substantially distract from the reader’s
comprehension. Style and format are consistent and contribute to the comprehensibility of the paper