LEADERSHIP IN INT'L RELATIONS

RUSSIAN 410

Course analyzes the impact political leaders have on international relations by examining case studies of specific decisions dealing with events of international importance over the past 3 decades, including end of the Cold War; the Falklands War; the unification of Germany; the Gulf War; the Soviet Union collapse; restoring Russian power, the decision to invade Iraq. Considers styles of leadership by American and Russian presidents and provides a basis for comparing the styles of other leaders analyzed. Considers such questions as similarities/differences in qualities of leadership in different societies, extent to which leaders are victims of circumstance, and degree to which decisions can change things. Instructor: Matlock

Day / Time: 

M 06:30 PM-09:15 PM

Location: 

Languages 320

Instructor: 

Matlock, Jack

Section: 

01