GLOA 450: Topics in Global Affairs

GLOA 450-004: United States and Middle East
(Fall 2015)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

Robinson Hall B105

Section Information for Fall 2015

This course is designed to introduce students to United States’ foreign policy in the Middle East since the end of World War II. We will focus our attention to the evolution of American interests in several key areas: the Cold War and the Middle East, United States and oil, the Arab-Israeli conflict and the quest for peace, nationalism, inter-Arab politics, Islam, the Arab Spring, religious radicalism, and terrorism. Special attention will be paid to changing perception of the Middle East, decision-making processes, and domestic politics.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 1-3

Selected topics in global affairs. Content varies. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different.May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 9 credits.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Recommended Prerequisite: GLOA 101 or SOCI 120.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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