War in the Modern World

Course #NS3000

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This course provides an introduction to war as a political and social phenomenon, and as a force in the international system. Major themes include: the development of leading ideas about war; the mutual interactions of politics, society, and warfare; the impact of military doctrine on warfighting; allocation of resources and coordination of effort among land, sea, and air forces; national strategic cultures, and their implications for strategic practice. PREREQUISITE: None.

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  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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