Is nationalism beneficial or dangerous in the context of globalization? Write your opinion about this in 350 words.
The emphasis on strong identity and national self-awareness as preconditions for building and maintaining an effective political community requires that nationalism remains defensive of its borders and puts limits on liberal values of individual freedom and universal justice. Globalization tests the limits of nationalist tolerance. The relationship between nationalism and globalization is pragmatic and will remain so as long as risks of globalization do not outweigh its benefits to the security and viability of the national community.