Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

America's Forever Wars, Vietnam to Afghanistan

This course examines the role of the United States in the Vietnam War and its effects on the nation in subsequent American ¿forever¿ wars in Iraq and Afghanistan during the post-WW II period. The topics covered include the role of nationalism, the origins and impact of the Cold War, postwar support of colonialism and self-determination, American involvement and international commitments, the successes and failures of military power and strategy, the impact of antiwar protests, and the legacies of the wars.
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Associated Degrees