2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

HIST 345 - U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East Since 1945


This course explores America’s stormy relationship with the Middle East from World War II through 9/11 and the war in Iraq, with special emphasis on oil, the Cold War, and the rise of radical Islam. Among the key topics will be the Arab-Israeli conflict, the battle for control of the Persian Gulf, and the impact of the Middle East on American popular culture.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year.