Nov 28, 2022  
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POL 285 - International Conflict and Security


4 Hour(s)
General Education S2 and CCD

The course introduces students to causes and consequences of war and conflict in the international system. The course covers the nature of security and insecurity in the international system and the various ways in which actors (states, lOs, groups and individuals) seek to prevent and mitigate the outbreak of conflict. Among the topics covered include the threat posed by the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, asymmetrical conflict, ethnic conflict, human security, and the challenges these problems present to the international system, states, and individuals.



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