Topics: Globalization, Supply chain, Extremism Pages: 4 (1629 words) Published: December 9, 2013

Money: The Future For Global Cooperation
The relationship between global cooperation and economic supply chains are so crucially intertwined, that it seems to be the only thing keeping nations from going to war with each other. In Madeline Albright’s essay “Faith and Diplomacy” she talks about using faith-based diplomacy as a way to talk down religious extremist’s groups in the world into ending their violence. The Dali Lama’s essay “Ethics and the New Genetics” explains that we all have a universal human compassion and understanding needed to settle most disputes. Both the Dali Lama and Albright’s essay’s help support what Friedman’s is trying to state in his essay “The Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention”. Which states that we live in a flat world where supply chains are used to bring peace through global economics, but extremist groups today uses various methods of terrorism in order to create fear and un-flatten the world. Supply chains can give structure to these countries that are harboring terrorism and stop them from trying to break these chains. Bringing these countries into a world that deals with conflicts of money instead of religion. Economics is what keeps each country afloat in this world, and all three of these essays will work together to show that not only do the nations need economics for global cooperation, but they may need diplomacy and human compassion as well. Therefore, it is through the uses of human compassion and religious understanding that will keep the economic supply chains from breaking, so that government leaders can then achieve global cooperation. Friedman explains what supply chains are in his essay when he talks about the purchase of his laptop from Dell. Supply chains are chains, which gather certain parts from different countries. Companies get these parts from their factories, which they have all over, in different parts of the world. The purchase then went to Malaysia where the parts were to be ordered, and then trucks...
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