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Oct 27, 2021
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HIS 379 - US In The Middle East
The U.S. in the Middle East
Prerequisites: None

This course examines the relationship between the United States and the Middle East in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The course will begin with an assessment of early American interest in the region and will conclude by examining the Gulf Wars. Students will explore the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire, the European and American scramble for influence, the ideal self-determination for Arab nations and its reality, the Arab-Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Pan-Arabism, the politics of oil, the rise of fundamentalism, and the war in Afghanistan.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
History US

May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Non Credit

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