A series of news-based pop-up cases covering the widespread impact of the pandemic
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About Model Diplomacy
Model Diplomacy offers free National Security Council (NSC) and UN Security Council (UNSC) simulations that present both historical and hypothetical scenarios based on real issues,with content informed by Council on Foreign Relations experts. Cases focus on topics that offer a balance of newsworthiness and evergreen educational value, and are accessible to both high school and college students. Students who participate in a Model Diplomacy simulation gain essential knowledge, build important skills, and broaden perspectives surrounding global issues.
Pop-up cases are short, one-page scenarios based on issues reverberating in the news today. Use one of the cases below to spark discussion and put your students in the shoes of policymakers.
At the start of a new term in 2021, the U.S. president wrestles with whether to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, even though doing so could risk a Taliban takeover.
A series of historical pop-up cases covering major foreign policy decisions in U.S. history