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POLI 4590 East Asian Security (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This class offers an analytical perspective on the strategic conditions of post-Cold War East Asia. It examines the regional political structure, the strategic characteristics of the region's great power relationship (U.S.-China relations), and the implications for the conflicts on the Korean peninsula, in the Taiwan Strait, and in the South China Sea and the role of alliance relationships in regional diplomacy. From these different perspectives, it attempts to understand the sources of state behavior and prospects for regional stability and instability.


Instructor(s): Robert Ross

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: This course is class restricted to juniors, seniors, and graduate students only. Not open to students who have previously taken PO514 East Asian Security.


Last Updated: 24-Feb-17