Explore the critical debates behind foreign policy strategy.

Model Diplomacy Simulations

Free classroom simulations of either the U.S. National Security Council (NSC) or the UN Security Council.

Classroom Reading List

Supplemental readings and other resources to help students explore a full range of issues and debates related to the module materials. The list offers readings well suited to a wide variety of students.


In this lesson plan, students will choose a foreign policy issue in the news, identify what approach is being used, and argue for a different approach.

Identifying Approaches in Party Platforms

In this lesson plan, students will read and analyze party platforms, looking for evidence of various approaches to foreign policy.