Seminar in US Foreign Policy Since 1945
— HIST 485 (3)
This seminar course covers U.S. foreign relations from the end of World War II to the present. American relations with the Soviet Union, East Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America are explored in the context of the bipolar world, subsequent global changes that demonstrated the limits of superpower hegemony, domestic considerations, and the rise of Islamic terrorism. Considerable attention is paid to foreign policy interpretations, political leaders, and the ideologies behind military and diplomatic solutions. Prerequisites: 9 credit-hours in HIST and at least 3rd-year standing.
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