1) What were some things that stood out to you about the final days of the Soviet Union? Your answer should be drawn from your readings and the documentary.
2) The post Cold War era was one of American global economic, political and cultural dominance. The 9/11 terror attacks significantly impacted that status quo. In what ways did the US and the world change after the 9/11 attacks?
3) Based on our readings, what do you think is the most pressing global challenge the world faces today and why? What are the historic roots of the problem and what is currently being done to overcome it?