NS.12 Seapower and Maritime Affairs
A study of the US Navy and the influence of sea power upon history. Incorporates both a historical and political science process to explore the major events, attitudes, personalities, and circumstances which have imbued the US Navy with its proud history and rich tradition. Deals with issues of national imperatives in peacetime as well as war, varying maritime philosophies which were interpreted into naval strategies/doctrines, budgetary concerns which shaped force realities, and the pursuit of American diplomatic objectives, concluding with the current search for direction in the post-Cold War era and beyond.
This class has no prerequisites.
NS.12 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by R. Wielgus.
Lecture occurs 7:30 PM to 9:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in W59-172.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits.
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