I. Conventional Wisdom and Basic Variables
2Old and New Civil Wars 
3The World Bank Approach to Civil WarPaper 1 due
II. A. Origins of Civil War
4Security Dilemmas 
5Identity Issues:Thugs and Ethnic Groups, Victims and SaviorsPaper 2 due
II. B. Course of Civil War
6Collective Action and Identity 
7Death and Killing 
8OrganizationPaper 3 due
II. C. Termination and Aftermath
9Termination: General Issues 
10Negotiation and Partition 
11AftermathPaper 4 due
12Maintaining the Peace 
13Building Democracy 
14General Discussion. Application of Course Material to Iraq and Afghanistan.