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War and Politics in the Modern Middle East
Sample reading list:
von Clausewitz, Carl, On War
Lieven, Anatol, Chechnya: Tombstone of Russian Power
Wright, Evan, Generation Kill
Fanon, Frantz, Wretched of the Earth
Horne, Alistair, A Savage War of Peace
Van Creveld, Martin, The Transformation of War
Students will write two 5 page papers during the semester and a 10-15 page final paper. The course is reading intensive (approximately 300 pp/week) and students will be expected to demonstrate command of the reading material in weekly meetings.
Paper in lieu of Final - 30%
Papers - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Although exposure to strategic thought and/or Middle Eastern history may be useful, there are no prerequisites..
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