a. Introduction: Provide a one paragraph overview of the policy brief as a whole and states as an argument
your proposed policy direction.
b. Context/Nature of Crisis: In 1-2 paragraphs, describe the nature of the crisis, identify what you understand
to be its central causes, define the aspect of it that you will be addressing, and explain why it matters (or
should matter) for the US or the UNSC.
c. Policy Alternatives: Develop an analysis of 2-3 possible courses of action for your chosen audience. For
each course of action identify what you anticipate would be the likely benefits as well as the potential