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PSCI1003A-W13

Euro-Atlantic Relations

Euro-Atlantic Relations
In this course we will examine the history, current condition, and prospective future of US-European relations, focusing primarily on security aspects but with reference to political and economic contexts. The learning process will include lectures, class discussions, guest speakers, a role-playing exercise, and a final policy options paper. Issues covered will include: persistent and changing aspects of the “transatlantic bargain”; impact of 9/11 and wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; Obama administration policies; US and European interests; NATO relations with Russia; NATO, the European Union and the UN; burden sharing; NATO’s new strategic concept; implications for NATO of US security focus on Asia. (This course counts as an elective towards the major in Political Science). (International Relations and Foreign Policy)
Course Reference Number (CRN):
11359

Course

PSCI1003

All Sections in Winter 2013

Winter 2013

PSCI1003A-W13 Lecture (Sloan)