Nation Building as Security Policy


Course Schedule

Week

M/D

Agenda

1

9/4 9/6

Unit 0: Introduction to Course and Website

2

9/7 9/13

Unit 1: Introduction to Nation Building

3

9/14 9/20

Unit 2: Historical Experience with Nation Building

4

9/21 9/27

Unit 3: Germany, Japan, and Vietnam

5

9/28 10/4

Unit 4: Imperial Nation Building

6

10/5 10/11

Unit 5: Anti-Colonial Nation Building

7

10/12 10/18

Unit 6: New States

8

10/19 10/25

Unit 7: Afghanistan

9

10/26 11/1

Unit 8: Iraq

10

11/2 11/8

Unit 9: High-Level Policy Statements

11

11/9 11/15

Unit 10: Organizational Approaches

12

11/16 11/22

Unit 11: Implementation-Level Issues

13

14

11/23 11/26

11/27 12/1

12/2 12/6

Unit 12.1: National Security Strategy

Thanksgiving Holiday

Unit 12.2: National Security Strategy

15

12/7 12/13

Unit 13: Conclusions

16

12/15

Term Paper Due at midnight


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