The United States and the Middle East (HIST 472.3)

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HIST 472 01 September 2018
HIST 472 02 January 2018
HIST 472 02 January 2017


This seminar course examines American foreign policies in the Middle East during and after the Cold War. More specifically, it focusses on U.S. relations with nations such as Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel, the Palestinian National Authority, Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan. While the emphasis is on the political, diplomatic, strategic and economic aspects of these relations, the course also studies the cultural dimensions of U.S. policies.


6 credit units of senior-level HIST of which 3 credit units must be 300-level or permission of the department.

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