Political Science 43001 Sec. 4

Causes of War

Professor Dan Lindley

*Syllabus *Handouts and Advice

Class Slides and Materials (if any):

Assignments (if needed to supplement syllabus): *Response/Analysis Papers (RAPs)

*Term Paper



Kurds killed in Iraq by Iraq

(3500 +/- killed in similar attacks against Kurds; 1,276,000 battle deaths in Iran/Iraq and Gulf Wars)

Atomic bomb explosion; effects of atomic bomb on Nagasaki

(70,000+ killed at Nagasaki; 16,634,907 WWII battle deaths)

Ethnic checkpoint in Rwanda; Tutsis were identified and killed, often by machete

(800,000 Tutsis were killed in 100 days)

World War I machine gun; Russian soldier dead on barbed wire

(8,578,031 WWI battle deaths)