US foreign policy, human rights and the rule of law Winter 2013/14
(US foreign policy Winter 2013/14)

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This course introduces students to the decisionmaking process inside the US government on US foreign policy responses to selected international crises since the end of the Cold War. Broad questions include defining US national security in a rapidly changing global environment, assessing the importance of human rights in national and international security, developing foreign policy objectives, fashioning diplomatic strategies, guiding the use of force, managing international crises, and understanding institutional politics. Topics to be covered in class sessions include failed states and human rights conflicts; responses to genocide in Rwanda and Bosnia; the relationship between peace and international justice; responses to terrorism; and the US military intervention in Iraq.

This course requires an enrolment key