International Relations Paper on Reputable Websites to Support Claims

Reputable Websites to Support Claims

Claim 1

A URL for a website that would be reputable and be used to support this claim is https://www.pewhispanic.org/2008/02/11/us-population-projections-2005-2050/. Publisher is Pew Research Center and the title is “U.S. Population Projections: 2005-2050.” This would be a reputable source to cite because the arguments on population or demographic changes in the coming years are supported by statistics with tables and figures used as evidence. A sentence that supports or verifies claim 1 is “The Center’s projections also indicate that between 2005 and 2050 the number of elderly people will increase more rapidly than either the number of children or working-age adults” (Passel & Cohn, 2008).

Claim 2

A URL for a website that would be reputable and used to support this claim is https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/312051.php. Publisher is Medical News Today and the title is “Everything you need to know about shingles.” It would be a reputable source as the publisher is recognized and this is alongside well-stated facts about shingles. A sentence that supports or verifies claim 2 is “Shingles cannot be spread from one person to another, but the herpes zoster virus, which causes first chicken pox and then shingles, can” (Smith, 2017).

Claim 3

URL to website supporting this claim https://www.reuters.com/article/us-war-casualties-report/wars-less-deadly-than-they-used-to-be-report-says-idUSTRE60J5UG20100120. Publisher is Reuters and the title is “Wars less deadly than they used to be, report says.” It would be a reputable source as Reuters is a recognized news outlet. A sentence that supports or verifies claim 3 is “Wars are less deadly than they once were and national mortality rates have continued to decline even during conflicts…” (Worsnip, 2010).

Claim 4

URL to website supporting this claim https://reliefweb.int/report/haiti/2011-failed-states-index-released-somalia-ranked-most-troubled-state-finland-takes-best. Publisher is ReliefWeb and the title is “20111 Failed States Index Released: Somalia ranked most troubled state, Finland takes best position.” It would be a reputable source as facts and statistics are included to support the arguments about failed and successful states. A sentence that supports or verifies claim 4 is “The 2011 FSI ranks Somalia as number one for the fourth consecutive year…” (ReliefWeb, 2011).

Claim 5

URL to website supporting this claim https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/drinking-water. It is published by the World Health Organization and the title is “Drinking-Water.” The World Health Organization is a renowned international organization committed to addressing and enhancing awareness on health-related problems hence this would be a reputable source. A sentence that supports or verifies claim 5 is “Contaminated water can transmit diseases such as diarrhea, cholera, dysentery, typhoid, and polio. Contaminated drinking water is estimated to cause 502,000 diarrheal deaths each year” (World Health Organization, 2018).

 

 

References

Passel, J. S., & Cohn, D. (2008, February 11). U.S. Population Projections: 2005-2050. Retrieved from https://www.pewhispanic.org/2008/02/11/us-population-projections-2005-2050/

Worsnip, P. (2010, January 20). Wars less deadly than they used to be, report says. Retrieved from https://www.reuters.com/article/us-war-casualties-report/wars-less-deadly-than-they-used-to-be-report-says-idUSTRE60J5UG20100120

ReliefWeb. (2011, June 20). 2011 Failed States Index Released: Somalia ranked most troubled state; Finland takes best position – Haiti. Retrieved from https://reliefweb.int/report/haiti/2011-failed-states-index-released-somalia-ranked-most-troubled-state-finland-takes-best

Smith, L. (2017, February 23). Shingles: Transmission, symptoms, and treatment. Retrieved from https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/312051.php

World Health Organization. (2018, February 07). Drinking-water. Retrieved from https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/drinking-water