War and Strategy (CISS6019)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit aims to supply students with an introduction to military affairs and the conduct of war. It considers the complex relationship between politics and strategy and examines strategic thought, the application of land/air/space/naval power and military technologies. It applies this knowledge to interactive case studies before proceeding to investigate more contemporary strategic problems such as the 'revolution in military affairs', 'new' wars, and counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency.

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Classes

1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment

2000wd essays (2x40%) and 500wd seminar presentation (10%) and seminar participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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