IRPS 335

Middle East History and Politics

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 As needed Main campus No

Level: Undergraduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: None

This course surveys the political, historical and cultural dynamics of the Middle East primarily since the 1920s. Particular attention is given to the topics of armed conflict, political stability, governance, regionalism and current interstate relations. Topics addressed include the impact of personal leadership styles, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and natural resource dilemmas relevant to regional affairs.