POST 455 - CONTEMP MIDDLE EAST POLITICS
Long Title: COMTEMPORARY UNITED STATES MIDDLE EAST POLICY
Department: Policy Studies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Provides an introduction to the underlying political, socio-economic and cultural trends in contemporary Broader Middle East (From the Maghreb to South Asia.) the course focuses on the struggle of ideas between the forces of extremism and moderation in the Arab and Muslim world, the Arab-Israeli conflict, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan, and the geopolitics of energy. It also examines the region from the perspective of U.S. national security interests, foreign policy and public diplomacy.