This Fifth Edition of TAKING SIDES: CLASHING VIEWS IN AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An online instructor&'s manual with testing material is available for each volume in the TAKING SIDES series. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites. Visit www.mhcls.com to view the current titles in the TAKING SIDES series.