This course aims to introduce students to the main various concepts regarding Strategy and Security, and their development as a result of the transitions that occurred in the International Order after the collapse of the Soviet Union (Unipolar Global System). It explores the theory of Realism that overshadowed International Relations for a long period of time. It also explores different concepts regarding Security, such as Collective Security and Democratic Peace Theory. This course focuses on the various types of Power used by various states in order to maintain their National Security, especially when the concepts of security vary from one state to another. Also, this course focuses on the State’s Strategic Decision Making Process as a holistic approach that links together Politics, Geography, Natural Resources, Economy, and Military Power. By the end of the course, students should be able to show understanding of the main contemporary issues regarding Strategy and Security and their impact on the international order.
INRE432 | SECURITY AND STRATEGIC STUDIES
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POLS234 | INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS