This exercise examines you on your ability to think and write critically on the ideas and materials we have covered; your grade will not be influenced by any political position you choose to take. Write on the following topic. Use examples to ground your analysis. Answers should be substantive and concise. Your essay should be approximately 8-9 pages (maximum 2,200 words) in length.
Compare the principles and tradeoffs inherent in different models of humanitarian relief presented by military-led responses, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and Mdicins Sans Frontires (MSF). Explain their respective origins and behaviors in the context of particular humanitarian crises. Which model do you prefer and why?