"Clash of the Titans," by Fareed Zakaria
In regards to this essay, let the reader know why you chose this particular essay. Does this essay discuss an issue that is facing you currently? Next, discuss whether or not your essay is peer-reviewed. How do you know? State the claim of the essay. Then, discuss how the author proves this claim. Is the author using the Toulmin method? Use complete sentences.
From our previous messages, it seems that a few things about the assignment should be clarified. Firstly, the instructor is asking you to detail why the article has been chosen - this suggests that you as the student are actually in charge of which article you work with, so keep that in mind as things progress here.
Secondly, why you chose it could be any number of reasons - the question in the assignment, namely whether or not it could affect you personally, is only one possible reason for choosing an article, and therefore just an example to get the concept across. Let's take this a step further. Let's say it doesn't affect you personally; what are some other reasons to choose an article? Well, that would have somewhat to do with ...
This solution contains instructions for engaging an article based on analysis of argument is elaborated, using a specific example as illustration for the basis of such an endeavor.