Spring 2009 not offered
|Certificates: International Relations|
This course provides a survey of the content and formulation of American foreign policy with an emphasis on the period after World War II. It evaluates the sources of American foreign policy including the international system, societal factors, government processes, and individual decision makers. The course begins with a consideration of major trends in U.S. foreign policy after World War II. With a historical base established, the focus turns to the major institutions and actors in American foreign policy. The course concludes with an examination of the challenges and opportunities that face current U.S. decision makers. A significant component of the course is the intensive discussion of specific foreign policy decisions.
Significant research paper on a case study of US foreign policy, consultation with instructor expected, attention to writing and its development in rough draft comments
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||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CGST-MN)(CIVI-MN)(GOVT)(GOVT-American)(GOVT-Intl.)
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