IREL 361

A Changing World: Global and Regional Trends in the 21st Century

Major Discipline(s):
International Relations
Fall Semester

The course will discuss the main trends and drivers that will shape the global security environment in general and the Mediterranean region in particular in the next 10 years. Such trends and drivers will include the role of emerging powers and of non-state actors, globalization, population/demographic dynamics, economy, natural resources and technology, climate change, and the rise of political Islam, and their potential influence on regional developments will be examined in detail.