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Fall 2017
Oct 18, 2017
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INAF 475 - War/Politics/Crime:Sub Sah Afr
 In this class, students will be exposed to historical and current cases of conflict and smuggling in sub-Saharan Africa. In the first part of class, students will: develop an understanding of the key concepts and causes of conflict; develop an understanding of debates surrounding illicit trafficking of drugs, weapons, wildlife, and people; identify and apply different types and causes of conflict; and explore specific practices and techniques of conflict analysis.

In the second part of class, students will examine 5 case studies to explore the concepts from part I in more detail. We will examine the Liberian civil war, the Great Lakes wars, the ongoing conflict in Mali, Sahel smuggling networks, and Central and Southern African smuggling networks.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

International Affairs Department

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