Hp305 Middle East Politics 4 credits
This course is designed to introduce students to some of the major developments in the Middle East region since World War II. Special focus will be given to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the rise of militant Islam, the role of oil in the region and some of the broader social and cultural challenges that confront such a rich and diverse region. The course will also pay attention to the role that the Middle East plays in global politics.

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