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Robert G. Moser, Chair BAT 2.116, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-5121

Fall 2006

GOV 379S • US Foreign Policy: Past and Present

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
39935 T
3:30 PM-6:30 PM
BAT 1.104
Trubowitz

Course Description

Upper-division standing required. RESTRICTED ENROLLMENT; Contact the department advising office for permission to register for this course. This course examines the sources, evolution, and consequences of US foreign policy. It considers both the international and domestic roots of the nation's foreign policy. Discussion and readings will focus on historical and contemporary cases. The course is designed to help students think systematically and critically about how US foreign policy is made.

Texts

George Kennan, American Diplomacy John Lewis Gaddis, Strategies of Containment James Mann, Rise of the Vulcans George Herring, America's Longest War Niall Ferguson, Colossus

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