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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 246 Government and Politics of the Middle East

A broad study of the governments and political systems of different countries in the Middle East. Special emphasis will be on the socio-economic and political development in the area. Other topics will include legacy of imperialism, nationalism, Arab-Israeli conflict, U.S. role in the Middle East, revival of Islam, and the prospects for future peace in the Middle East. The focus will be on the countries of Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Turkey. If time permits, other Middle Eastern countries will be studied. Not open to freshmen.

3 credit hours