MECHANIZATION OF 20TH CENT. WARS.
Examines roles & effectiveness of mechanized warfare in Battle of France (won by Germany in WWII), Tet Offensive (won by Viet Cong/North Vietnamese) & Persian Gulf War (Allied forces over Iraq).
US & Afghanistan
This paper looks at the US policy in Afghanistan during the 1979-1989 war with the Soviet Union. It looks at the covert operations of the CIA against the Soviets, and how these were developed and brought about, their support by Carter and Reagan, and Gorbachev's reasons for ending the war.
AFRICAN-AMERICAN 1960s PROTEST MUSIC.
Impact of slavery, black rebellion & spiritual inspiration. Music as a political act. Civil Rights Movement protests, WWII & Vietnam, Woodstock, drug use.
DRUGS IN COLOMBIA.
Examines Colombia's criminal justice system in context of anti-drug fight. Laws, extradition, courts, police, corruption, punishment, organized crime, rebel guerillas.
Examines Linebacker II as a very effective bombing campaign of the United States against North Vietnam which helped end the war. Discusses the origins, facts and consequences of this massive strategic bombing campaign of 1972,
VIETNAM POLICY UNDER EISENHOWER.
Analyzes President's policy in Indochina, based on Cold War ideology. Impact of Trumam policy, relations with & aid to French, military & political issues, leadership, diplomacy, Geneva Agreement, intervention.