Political Science

POLS3637Capitalism and War (A)3 ch (3C) [W]
This course examines the scholarly literature on the link between warfare and world capitalism over the last century. Themes raised may include the extent of US arms spending, Western military doctrines, the Cold War, regional warfare, humanitarian crises and UN intervention. Specific focus is given to the wars in Vietnam, Central America, the Horn of Africa, Iraq and Afghanistan. (Students cannot obtain credit for both POLS 3637 and 4637.)