Date Topic Readings Classroom Material
30 August Introductions and Syllabus None None
1 September Theory + The Ism's Walt Slantchev Lecture Notes Review Sheet
6 September Bargaining Model & War Fearon Lecture Notes Review Sheet
8 September Civil Wars: Problems & Solutions Walter Lecture Notes Review Sheet
13 September Credible Commitments Bueno De Mesquita Et Al Lecture Notes Review Sheet
15 September No Class None None
20 September Terrorism: Individual Correlates Crenshaw Lecture Notes Review Sheet
22 September Terrorism: Group Correlates Ayoob & Payne Lecture Notes Review Sheet
27 September Correlates of Victory Bennet & Stam Lecture Notes Review Sheet
29 September No Class None None
4 October Alliance Politics None None
6 October Review Session None None
11 October Exam I None None
13 October China (1800-1900) Mearsheimer Lecture Notes Notes2 Review Review2
18 October China (1900-1960) Mao (Chapters 1 & 6) Lecture Notes Notes2 Review Review2
20 October Modern Sri Lanka Bloom Lecture Notes Notes2 Review Review2
25 October Korea (1900-1960) Oberdorfer Lecture Notes Review Sheet
27 October Nuclear North Korea Sigal Lecture Notes Review Sheet
1 November India: Partition Video: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Review Sheet
3 November India & Pakistan: Conflict Cohen Lecture Notes Review Sheet
8 November No Class None None
10 November Indian Pakistan: Nuclear Politics Rice Carter Kashmir Nuclear Politics Review Sheet
15 November Japan WWII Nuclear Politics None Lecture Notes Review Sheet
17 November Exam II None None
22 November No Class None None
24 November No Class None None
29 November Discussion: North Korea None None
1 December Discussion: Afghanistan None None
6 December Discussion: Iraq None None
8 December Discussion: Iran None None