NS4990 Seminar in Strategic Studies

This course studies the theory and practice of national defense strategy, approached by means of selected theoretical texts and historical case studies in military and political decision-making. Topics include combined-arms land warfare, maritime strategy, strike warfare, nuclear strategy, and revolutionary insurgency. A significant independent research paper is required.


Prior completion of NS3000, plus at least one other 4000-level seminar in National Security Affairs

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  • As Required