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The Jean Monnet Seminar, Spring 2004

Home of the Brave:
American Use of Force since WWII

Professor Joseph Weiler


The seminar explores the various occasions where the United States has used force or gone to war since the end of World War II from Korea to Iraq. Readings cover both historical and doctrinal accounts and explore the adequacies, normative and procedural, on the international rules designed to sanction or restrain the use of force in international relations.

Based on student interest the following interventions have been chosen for class discussion from a list of all significant U.S. military interventions that have taken place after the end of World War II.



The Korean War

The Cuban Quarantine

The Viet-Nam War

The Nicaragua Intervention

The Panama Intervention

The Haiti Intervention

The Kosovo Intervention

The Afghanistan Intervention

The Iraq Intervention

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