17.478 | Fall 2013 | Graduate
Great Power Military Intervention
Course Description
This course examines systematically, and comparatively, great and middle power military interventions, and candidate military interventions, into civil wars from the 1990s to the present. These civil wars did not easily fit into the traditional category of vital interest. These interventions may therefore tell us …
This course examines systematically, and comparatively, great and middle power military interventions, and candidate military interventions, into civil wars from the 1990s to the present. These civil wars did not easily fit into the traditional category of vital interest. These interventions may therefore tell us something about broad trends in international politics including the nature of unipolarity, the erosion of sovereignty, the security implications of globalization, and the nature of modern western military power.
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Three military vehicles pass alongside walking villagers on a narrow road.
A convoy of American military vehicles brings fresh water to Rwandan refugees at Camp Kimbumba, Zaire (1994). (This image is in the public domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons.)