Pick an international relations event (current, or from the recent past) (bold the title of the event) and choose a

Pick an international relations event (current, or from the recent past) (bold the title of the event) and choose a measure of power (GNP, COW, etc.) that explains the outcome of that event. (Bold the name of the measure you chose.) Explain your answer. If possible provide data to back up your argument.  If you can’t provide actual data, explain how you would quantify your measure of power.