Write the essay based on Kaplans essay, The Coming Anarchy: How Scarcity, Crime, Overpopulation, Tribalism, and Disease are Rapidly Destroying the Social Fabric of Our Planet
Paper must be typed and double-spaced; use Times New Roman 12-pitch font and one-inch margins.
Always cite sources. If something is not your original thought, you need to cite your source using either footnotes or endnotes IAW the Turabian style of documentation; do not use parenthetical citations. This
includes direct quotations, paraphrases, and summaries of the assigned readings, doctrinal references, or outside sources. Refer to ST 22-2 Leader Communication (June 2012) for guidance about citations
Besides your article, here are some additional resources to help you with your critique. This is not an exhaustive list.
? JP 3-0 Joint Operations, 2011
? ADP 3-0 Unified Land Operations, 2011
? The Joint Operating Environment 2010
? NIC Global Trends Report 2025
For this writing assignment, use complete sentences in your answers. Do not use bullet statements or comments. Write paragraphs that begin with a topic sentence and contain supporting main points. Address
each requirement individually ? do not integrate your response into one lengthy essay. Use third person and active voice in academic writing.
Theorist Critique requirements.
REQUIREMENT 1: Summary of Author?s Thesis and Main Arguments [20 points]. Your answer should be approximately one typed page.
1. Summarize the author?s thesis and main arguments in your own words. Do NOT just copy and paste from the article.
REQUIREMENT 2: Persuasion of the Theorist. Your answer should be one to two typed pages.
2. Is the theorist persuasive? Explain why or why not.
REQUIREMENT 3: Threats, Challenges, and Opportunities. Your answer should be approximately one typed page.
3. Explain how the theorist describes threat(s), challenge(s), and opportunity(ies).
REQUIREMENT 4: Analysis of the Future Operational Environment [30 points]. Your answer should be one to two typed pages.