International conflicts and the national security

62-055  International conflicts and the national security

second cycle Master degree study programme Political Science


  • Modern international conflicts.
    Problems of conflicts in the theory of international relations: the characteristics of interpretations of the underlying causes and approaches in the analysis and resolution of conflicts and crises within various forms of political realism, liberalism, neo-Marxism, constructivism and critical theories.
  • Characteristics of contemporary international conflicts.
    New qualitative and quantitative tendencies in the development of international conflicts and their changes: the “return” of war as a political tool and its new forms; the growth in the number of armed conflicts of low intensity"; an increase in the number of victims among the civilian population; the spread of transnational terrorism and the various forms of transnational crime; causes and problems in resolving ethnic-political conflicts; the conflict of "universal values".
  • National interests and national security
    Categories of national interest and national security in foreign policy. Ensuring national security: basic concepts and doctrines. New challenges and threats to national security. International conflicts as a threat to national security.
  • International conflicts and the protection of national interests.
    Strategy and diplomacy, reactions and engagements of in the prevention and resolution of conflicts in international relations and global politics.

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