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MILH621 - The Cold War Era and Aftermath

Course Details

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.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of American National Security Policy during the Cold War (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9780195174472
Publication Info:Oxford University Press
Author:John Lewis Gaddis
Unit Cost:$21.35
Book Title:Fifty-Year War: Conflict and Strategy in the Cold War
ISBN:9781591142874
Publication Info:Naval Institute Press
Author:Friedman, Norman
Unit Cost:$31.35

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.