Mar 30, 2020  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PPAD 539/5258 - Role of Force: Strategy and Statecraft (3 cr.)



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This course focuses on force as an instrument of policy in modern statecraft. Major concepts include the functions of force and the formation of national security policy; classical military strategy and the influences of material resources, technology and structural factors on its evolution; legal and moral limits on force; and the extension of military power into the realm of peace-keeping, humanitarian relief and military occupation. The course also considers contemporary strategy challenges such as insurgency, terrorism, non-violent resistance and civil military relations.
 



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