IRS 405: Foreign Policies of the Powers

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, the students should be able to:

  1. explain America’s insistence on non-nuclear proliferation;
  2. highlight America’s containment measure to stop the spread of socialism;
  3. enumerate the Rapprochement between the US and Russia at the end of the Cold War;
  4. discuss the foreign policy of France; and
  5. analyse the foreign policy of Communist China.
Course Contents

Theories of international relations. Foreign policies of different power blocks, foreign policies during the cold war, foreign policies in the post-war period. Foreign policies of key countries such as USA, Britain, Japan since the end of the cold war. Foreign policies of Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa and other African countries. American containment measure America’s insistence on non-nuclear proliferation.