IPOL-360 Intro to Strategic Thought
Spring for 2015-2016
This introductory course examines the history of strategic thought—works that claim to provide understanding as to how security can be achieved in an international system with no common power. The class is structured around the following questions:
• What is strategic thought?
• Who has significantly contributed to strategic thought and are they still relevant in an age of high-tech warfare and clandestine, non-state actors?
• Why did some historical strategies fail and others succeed and what, if anything, does this mean for current U.S. national security strategy?
• How do we explain strategic thought?
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Spring '16: Kauppi M (file download)
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