Components of National Power

The course covers significant components in how nations interact in global security. These include foreign policy and national security, homeland security, global security risks and challenges. Specifically, the course will examine how foreign policy is implemented through foreign affairs departments, and measures such as diplomacy, military/defense, intelligence, foreign aid, economic trade, sanctions, global environmental policy, etc. Defining and assessing nthe components of national power will be discussed, as well. Case studies will be used to illustrate the course’s topics.

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