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Reminder: Initial Discussion Board posts due by Wednesday, responses due by Sunday

Students will be expected to post their first initial discussion board posting by Wednesday of each week. Discussion posts will be graded and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.

Students are expected to post their responses to peers by Sunday. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.

Primary Task Response:Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:

Dispute settlement is the focus of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the way that the organization keeps the global economy stable.

    What is the WTO, and what is its history?
    What are the benefits of being a member of the WTO?
    What are the disadvantages?
    How does it settle disputes?

Choose a recent dispute between 2 countries, and discuss it with your peers. Include the following:

    Summary of what happened
    How it was resolved
    Role played by the WTO
    Do you agree with the resolution?