Introduction to strategic Studies - IAF 332

This course introduces students to the field of strategy; the basic concepts and issues of strategy, deterrence, defense, and arms control, an overview of defense policies, programs, and problems. Students will learn how to relate International Relations and Political Science theory to Strategy. Furthermore, students will be able to understand how political military leaders develop policies during times of war and peace. Strategy is a byproduct of geopolitics. Currently, International Relations, as well as Political Science are both directly related to the field of Strategy.