Lec # Topics
1 Introductory Class
2 General Issues I
3 General Issues II
4 The United States
5 The Soviet Union I

The Case of the Great Purge
6 The Soviet Union II - Transition, Attempted Coup, and the Post-Soviet Military
7 Latin America I
8 Latin America II
9 Turkey and Pakistan
10 Japan (Prof. Richard Samuels to lead the class)
11 Africa
12 The Military in Multiethnic States
13 The Military and Social Change I
14 The Military and Social Change II