What are the roots of war and what are the prospects for its end? Arms races, the balance of power, liberation wars, and nuclear proliferation are among the topics considered. Case studies include the World Wars, the Arab-Israeli wars, the Falklands war, and the two Persian Gulf wars. Finally, students explore prospects for world peace in the light of the end of the Cold War. In addition to lectures, there will be open class discussions and video presentations. Lecture: Three hours a week. 07-01-2020-02-04-2020 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 02:30PM - 03:45PM, Room to be Announced