Submit a 5-7 page essay based on the instructions below. The essay must be single-spaced, single-sided, with 1″ margins, in Times New Roman 12 point font ENSURE YOU ANSWER THE ENTIRE TASKING IN YOUR ESSAY. PROJECT REQUIREMENTS: Take the role of a Key Player in the national decision making process (from the list below), and analyze the author’s premise in the article from this perspective and provide Courses of Action (the what’) the US should take to address issues identified in the OpEd article and in that region of the world. Most importantly, show how each suggested Courses of Action will support specific US National Interests (listed below) [the reason why’ we are taking the actions]. Your COAs should cover all four US National Interests. Your Courses of Action should show how the Instruments of National Power (IOP) will be employed (the how’, limiting your discussion to the most important one or two IOPs per COA will be necessary to limit your paper to just seven pages). Your Courses of Action should be something your Key Player can implement. (i.e. show how you (the key player) will enforce/enact/encourage/recommend your courses of action for implementation in the National Decision Making Process, the who’) Include an analysis/discussion of the issues for the entire region of the identified country(ies) and any neighboring relations in the context of the OpEd’s issues. (How would your courses of action affect other countries in the region? What about neighboring countries? the where’) Key players National Security Advisor, Secretary of Defense, Secretary of State, Director of National Intelligence, Congress, think tank, interest group, lobby, or the President. Instruments of National Power (IOPs) Diplomatic, Informational, Military, or Economic National Interests (2010 NSS, Section III) Security, Values, Prosperity, and International Order. To summarize, your project (recommended COAs) must include the five major aspects underlined above. Project weighted in the following order. 1.US National Interests (most important) 2.Instruments of National Power 3.Courses of action 4.Key Player’s role in the national decision making process 5.Issues of the entire region While essay assignments are typically written in third-person, in this case, your analysis should be delivered in first-person, and all elements below should be addressed from the perspective of your chosen key player. Your essay should be a focused analysis using relevant concepts and specific examples from the course materials to support your thesis. Additionally, you will be graded on insightful thought, critical analysis, creative thinking and an overall mastery of the course material. Specific attention will be given to your unique contributions.