INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

IR558 THE MAKING OF EUROPEAN SECURITY

Course Code: 3140558
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA TÜRKEŞ
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

The objective of this course is to provide students with an analytical understanding of current security developments in Europe. The modern history of Europe from the World War I to to-day is to be taught to prepare a better ground to focus on the issues of the post-Cold War security considerations in Europe. Tutelage of European security under the US and the USSR, the European responses and continuity and departure in the making of European security are to be discussed. The Evolution attitudes and roles of major powers and restructuring of security organizations (NATO, WEU, OSCE and ESDI and EDSP) concerning European security are to be examined. The unilateral and multilateral military interventions in the post-Cold War era in Europe are to be specifically discussed with particular references to different schools of thoughts. Students are expected to look into first hand documents and are encouraged to follow up the latest developments in Europe.

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