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Spring Term 2021 - Political Science Online - POL-3323-01

as of 10/05/21 08:02AM

Course Section Number: POL-3323-01
Title: U.S. National Security
Status: Open
Block:
Instructional Method: Online - Synchronous Course
Course Description: Overview of the foundations of U.S. national security policy from the mid-20th century until the present. This course analyzes America's hegemonic role in constructing the post-World War II liberal international order, U.S. grand strategy during the Cold War and post-Cold War eras, the nature of American "hard" and "soft" power, historic and emerging threats to American national security, and the current debate on America's decline. This course focuses on the foundational elements that govern the policy choices of U.S. national security decision-makers.
Requisite Courses: None
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Meeting Times: ARR ARR MW 06:00PM-07:15PM
Instructor: Kampani G
Books and Supplies
Book Title: The Jungle Grows Back
Author: Kagan
Publisher: Knopf
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 9780525521655
Publishers Suggested Retail Price: $22.95
Required: Required
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Book Title: What Good Is Grand Strategy?
Author: Brands
Publisher: Cornell Univ Press
Edition: Reprint
ISBN: 9780801456732
Publishers Suggested Retail Price: $20.95
Required: Required
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Book Title: Maxwell's Demon & the Golden Apple
Author: Schweller
Publisher: Johns Hopkins Univ Press
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 9781421412771
Publishers Suggested Retail Price: $24.95
Required: Required
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Book Title: Fixing the Facts
Author: Rovner
Publisher: Cornell Univ Press
Edition: Reprint
ISBN: 9781501700736
Publishers Suggested Retail Price: $23.95
Required: Required
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Book Title: United States of Jihad
Author: Bergen
Publisher: Crown
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 9780804139540
Publishers Suggested Retail Price: $22.50
Required: Required
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Book Title: Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond
Author: Shah
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 9780374122881
Publishers Suggested Retail Price: $15.00
Required: Required
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