Course Code: MILH621 Course ID: 3419 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course is a seminar on the US-USSR Cold War period, which dominated geopolitics and military affairs from the end of World War II to the fall of the Berlin Wall, as well as the first decade of the post-Cold War era culminating with the events of 9/11. Students assess military conflicts and confrontations between the United States, Soviet Union, and their respective allies in the years since 1945. Focus is on the proxy wars of the US and USSR to include wars of national liberation in Africa, Asia, and Latin America; the Arab-Israeli conflict; the Indo-Pakistani conflict; and post-Cold War conflicts in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|04/26/21 - 10/01/21||10/04/21 - 11/28/21||Fall 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|Book Title:||Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of American National Security Policy during the Cold War - e-book available in the APUS Online Library|
|Publication Info:||Oxford University Press|
|Author:||John Lewis Gaddis|
|Book Title:||Fifty-Year War: Conflict and Strategy in the Cold War|
|Publication Info:||Naval Institute Press|
Not current for future courses.