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POLI 7815 Use of Force (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course offers an in-depth discussion of a critical aspect of international politics - how and why states use force to achieve their objectives. In so doing, it addresses the use of force in its multiple dimensions and its role in contemporary international politics. Topics covered include the causes of war, deterrence, the use of coercive military and economic power, the role of nuclear weapons, armed intervention, and terrorism.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Robert Ross

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 17-Mar-16