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17.460 Defense Politics (MIT) 17.460 Defense Politics (MIT)

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This course focuses on the institutional relationships that affect the raising, maintenance and use of military forces in the United States. It is about civil/military, government/industry, military/science and military service/military service relations. The course examines how politicians, defense contractors, and military officers determine the military might of the United States. It analyzes the military strategies of the nation and the bureaucratic strategies of the armed services, contractors, and defense scientists. It offers a combination of military sociology, organizational politics, and the political economy of defense. This course focuses on the institutional relationships that affect the raising, maintenance and use of military forces in the United States. It is about civil/military, government/industry, military/science and military service/military service relations. The course examines how politicians, defense contractors, and military officers determine the military might of the United States. It analyzes the military strategies of the nation and the bureaucratic strategies of the armed services, contractors, and defense scientists. It offers a combination of military sociology, organizational politics, and the political economy of defense.

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United States; defense; policy; institutional relationships; military; forces; civil; government; industry; science; military relations; politicians; defense contractors; officers; strategies; bureaucracy; armed services; contractors; defense scientists; sociology; organization; politics; political economy; congress; president; terror; war; homeland;intraservice; interservice; cargo; security | United States; defense; policy; institutional relationships; military; forces; civil; government; industry; science; military relations; politicians; defense contractors; officers; strategies; bureaucracy; armed services; contractors; defense scientists; sociology; organization; politics; political economy; congress; president; terror; war; homeland;intraservice; interservice; cargo; security | United States | United States | defense | defense | policy | policy | institutional relationships | institutional relationships | military | military | forces | forces | civil | civil | government | government | industry | industry | science | science | military relations | military relations | politicians | politicians | defense contractors | defense contractors | officers | officers | strategies | strategies | bureaucracy | bureaucracy | armed services | armed services | contractors | contractors | defense scientists | defense scientists | sociology | sociology | organization | organization | politics | politics | political economy | political economy | congress | congress | president | president | terror | terror | war | war | homeland | homeland | intraservice | intraservice | interservice | interservice | cargo | cargo | security | security

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17.460 Defense Politics (MIT) 17.460 Defense Politics (MIT)

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This course focuses on the institutional relationships that affect the raising, maintenance and use of military forces in the United States. It is about civil/military, government/industry, military/science and military service/military service relations.The course examines how politicians, defense contractors, and military officers determine the military might of the United States. It analyses the military strategies of the nation and the bureaucratic strategies of the armed services, contractors, and defense scientists. It offers a combination of military sociology, organizational politics, and the political economy of defense. This course focuses on the institutional relationships that affect the raising, maintenance and use of military forces in the United States. It is about civil/military, government/industry, military/science and military service/military service relations.The course examines how politicians, defense contractors, and military officers determine the military might of the United States. It analyses the military strategies of the nation and the bureaucratic strategies of the armed services, contractors, and defense scientists. It offers a combination of military sociology, organizational politics, and the political economy of defense.

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United States | United States | defense | defense | policy | policy | institutional relationships | institutional relationships | military | military | forces | forces | civil | civil | government | government | industry | industry | science | science | military relations | military relations | politicians | politicians | defense contractors | defense contractors | officers | officers | strategies | strategies | bureaucracy | bureaucracy | armed services | armed services | contractors | contractors | defense scientists | defense scientists | sociology | sociology | organization | organization | politics | politics | political economy | political economy | congress | congress | presiden | presiden | terror; war | terror; war | homeland | homeland | intraservice | intraservice | interservice | interservice | cargo | cargo | security | security | terror | terror | war | war

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Children's human rights in armed conflicts: a legal perspective to its implementation and interpretation

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The last decade received attention on interaction between IHL and IHRL and their possible overlap and implementation. This becomes more difficult when minors are concerned, especially when they are actively or passively involved in armed conflicts. Despite progress, challenges remain. Of the estimated 26 million displaced population, half are children and young people, who continue to become targets of militias, armed groups and result in being combatants, sex slaves, labours, porters or exploited and violated in other ways. This situation is further exacerbated due to the changing nature of contemporary conflicts and armed violence. This leads to the discussion of attainable age of criminal responsibility.Hundreds of thousands of children are in detained places, held by either state autho

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Children's human rights in armed conflicts: a legal perspective to its implementation and interpretation

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The last decade received attention on interaction between IHL and IHRL and their possible overlap and implementation. This becomes more difficult when minors are concerned, especially when they are actively or passively involved in armed conflicts. Despite progress, challenges remain. Of the estimated 26 million displaced population, half are children and young people, who continue to become targets of militias, armed groups and result in being combatants, sex slaves, labours, porters or exploited and violated in other ways. This situation is further exacerbated due to the changing nature of contemporary conflicts and armed violence. This leads to the discussion of attainable age of criminal responsibility.Hundreds of thousands of children are in detained places, held by either state autho

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Book Launch: State Control over Private Military and Security Companies in Armed Conflict

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Hannah Tonkin, Lawyer at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, gives a talk to launch her new book on State control over private military companies in areas of armed conflict. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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politics | private armies | Social Sciences | armed conflict | politics | private armies | Social Sciences | armed conflict | 2011-10-10

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Power and Norms: What can the Nobel Peace Prize Accomplish? The Inside Story

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Professor Geir Lundestad gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on war and armed conflict. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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nobel prize | military | history | war | armed conflict | nobel prize | military | history | war | armed conflict | 2010-10-26

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17.460 Defense Politics (MIT)

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This course focuses on the institutional relationships that affect the raising, maintenance and use of military forces in the United States. It is about civil/military, government/industry, military/science and military service/military service relations. The course examines how politicians, defense contractors, and military officers determine the military might of the United States. It analyzes the military strategies of the nation and the bureaucratic strategies of the armed services, contractors, and defense scientists. It offers a combination of military sociology, organizational politics, and the political economy of defense.

Subjects

United States; defense; policy; institutional relationships; military; forces; civil; government; industry; science; military relations; politicians; defense contractors; officers; strategies; bureaucracy; armed services; contractors; defense scientists; sociology; organization; politics; political economy; congress; president; terror; war; homeland;intraservice; interservice; cargo; security | United States | defense | policy | institutional relationships | military | forces | civil | government | industry | science | military relations | politicians | defense contractors | officers | strategies | bureaucracy | armed services | contractors | defense scientists | sociology | organization | politics | political economy | congress | president | terror | war | homeland | intraservice | interservice | cargo | security

License

Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike). For further information see https://ocw.mit.edu/terms/index.htm

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Influence Operations and Psyops: Information Warfare in the 21st Century

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Bob Seeley, MOD, gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on 13th November 2012. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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technology | information warfare | politics | ethics | law | psy-ops | war | armed conflict | technology | information warfare | politics | ethics | law | psy-ops | war | armed conflict

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Imagining NATO: Past and Present Futures for the Western Alliance

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Dr Kristian Søby Kristensen (Copenhagen/ CCW Visiting Fellow) gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW Seminar Series on 6 June 2012. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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peace | peacekeeping | NATO | politics | ethics | law | armed conflict | peace | peacekeeping | NATO | politics | ethics | law | armed conflict

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One War at a Time: Britain, the War of 1812 and the Defeat of Napoleon

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Professor Andrew Lambert, Laughton Professor of Naval History, King's College London, gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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europe | america | France | Britain | napoleonic war | ethics | law | war | napoleon | armed conflict | europe | america | France | Britain | napoleonic war | ethics | law | war | napoleon | armed conflict | 2012-05-23

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Religion in War and Peace

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Professor Nigel Biggar (Oxford), Professor Tony Coady (CAPPE) and Dr Rama Mani (Oxford) discuss the issue of religion in war and peace as part of the ELAC/CCW lecture series. Moderated by Jennifer Welsh (Oxford). Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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peace | religion | just war theory | politics | ethics | law | war | armed conflict | peace | religion | just war theory | politics | ethics | law | war | armed conflict

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Delegation of Powers and Authority in International Criminal Law

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Dr Shlomit Wallerstein (Oxford) gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on 8th May 2012. Introduced by Dr David Rodin. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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power | criminal law | justice | politics | ethics | law | war | armed conflict | power | criminal law | justice | politics | ethics | law | war | armed conflict

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UN Conflict Management in East Timor

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Olav Ofstad (ELAC Visiting Fellow 2011), gives a talk for the ELAC Discussion Event on 28 Feb 2012. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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East Timor | politics | armed conflict | war | United Nations | East Timor | politics | armed conflict | war | United Nations

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Gendering Counterinsurgency

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Dr Laleh Khalili (SOAS) gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on 21 Feb 2012. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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insurgency | gender | politics | war | feminism | armed conflict | insurgency | gender | politics | war | feminism | armed conflict | 2012-02-21

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Ending Wars in a Wilsonian World: Sovereignty at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919

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Professor Leonard Smith (Oberlin) gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW Seminar Series on 24 Jan 2012. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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wilson | peace | humanitarianism | politics | ethics | law | war | armed conflict | wilson | peace | humanitarianism | politics | ethics | law | war | armed conflict | 2012-01-24

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Humanitarian Ethics in Armed Conflict: Aid Agency Dilemmas and Responsibility

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Dr Hugo Slim (Visiting Fellow, ELAC) gives a talk for the Ethics, Law and Armed conflict seminar series on 17 Jan 2012. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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aid agencies | UN | humanitarianism | ethics | law | war | armed conflict | aid agencies | UN | humanitarianism | ethics | law | war | armed conflict | 2012-01-17

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Permissible Preventive Cyberwar

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Professor George Lucas (United States Naval Academy), gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW Seminar Series on 22 Nov 2011. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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cyberwar | internet | politics | hacking | ELAC | war | armed conflict | cyberwar | internet | politics | hacking | ELAC | war | armed conflict | 2011-11-22

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Does War Have a Meaning?

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Professor Michael Boylan (Marymount) gives a talk for the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict/Changing Character of War Seminar Series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

torture | military | politics | terrorism | war | armed conflict | torture | military | politics | terrorism | war | armed conflict | 2011-11-08

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The Shadow of the ICC: Positive Complementarity and the Situation in Kenya

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Professor Chandra Sriram (SOAS) gives a talk for the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict/Changing Character of War Seminar Series. Introduced by Jennifer Welsh (Oxford). Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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torture | Kenya | ICC | Africa | UN | military | politics | terrorism | war | armed conflict | torture | Kenya | ICC | Africa | UN | military | politics | terrorism | war | armed conflict | 2011-10-25

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Strategy for Action: Using Force Wisely in the 21st Century

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Commodore Steve Jermy (Royal Navy) gives a talk for the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict seminar series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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afghanistan | iraq | justice | peace | military | ethics | law | war | armed conflict | afghanistan | iraq | justice | peace | military | ethics | law | war | armed conflict | 2011-10-18

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Sovereign Equality and Moral Disagreement: Premises of a Pluralist International Legal Order

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Professor Brad Roth, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Wayne State, Detroit, gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on 17th May 2011. Introduced by Dr David Rodin. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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equality | peace | pluralism | politics | ethics | United Nations | war | armed conflict | equality | peace | pluralism | politics | ethics | United Nations | war | armed conflict | 2011-05-17

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Military Ethics as Professional Ethics: The Limits of the Philosophical Approach

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Professor Martin Cook gives a talk for the ELAC seminar series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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philosophy | politics | military | ethics | war | armed conflict | philosophy | politics | military | ethics | war | armed conflict | 2011-01-03

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Special Responsibilities in World Politics

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Professor Ian Clark and Professor Christian Reus-Smit give a talk for the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict 2011 Hilary Term seminar series. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

america | philosophy | UN | politics | ethics | ELAC | war | armed conflict | america | philosophy | UN | politics | ethics | ELAC | war | armed conflict | 2011-02-01

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Invisible War: The United States and The Iraq Sanctions

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Special seminar from the Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC) given by Professor Jay Gordan (Fairfield University with Professor David Miller (Oxford). Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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america | sanctions | united states | middle east | terrorism | iraq | war | armed conflict | america | sanctions | united states | middle east | terrorism | iraq | war | armed conflict | 2010-11-02

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Access to a Court and the Security Council: Implications for Normative Hierarchy

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Dr Antonios Tzanakopoulos (University of Glasgow) gives a talk for the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict seminar series. Delivered on the 9th November 2010. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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security council | jurisprudence | justice | ethics | law | war | armed conflict | security council | jurisprudence | justice | ethics | law | war | armed conflict

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