Tufts OpenCourseware
Session   Type Title  
1 Lecture Introduction
2 Lecture Security Studies - the Relationship between Theory and Policy
3 Lecture Strategy, the Security Dilemma, and the Offense--Defense Balance
4 Lecture Measuring Variable and Causal Effects--Offense-Defense Theory
5 Lecture U.S. Grand Strategy in a Unipolar World
6 Lecture Debating Global Reactions to U.S. Preponderance
7 Lecture Dynamics of Coercion: Credibility, Capability, and 1930s Appeasement Crises
8 Lecture Doing Research in Security Studies--Some Tips
9 Lecture Debates about Airpower and Strategic Bombing
10 Lecture Punishment and Strategic Interdiction: Allied Bombing of Germany
11 Lecture Explaining Japan's Unconditional Surrender
12 Lecture Paradoxes of U.S. Military Dominance
13 Lecture Precision Airpower, SOF, and the "Afghan Model" of Warfare
14 Lecture U.S. Nuclear Doctrine and Force Posture (1991-present)
15 Lecture The Privatization of Military Forces and Functions
16 Lecture The Rise of China and the Future of the Balance-of-power in Asia
17 Lecture Nuclear Weapons Proliferation
18 Lecture Nuclear Deterrence between Enduring Rivals--India and Pakistan
19 Lecture Dealing with a Nuclear-Armed Iran (a crisis simulation)
20 Lecture Ethnic/Sectarian Civil Wars and Criteria for Military Intervention
21 Lecture Insurgencies and Counterinsurgencies: Iraq
22 Lecture Insurgencies and Counterinsurgencies: Afghanistan
23 Lecture State Sponsorship of Terrorism
24 Lecture Limits of State Sponsored Terrorism
25 Lecture Conclusions