AP/POLS 3260 3.00
War and Peace in the Middle East
CROSSLISTED COURSES: AK POLS 3260 & AP REI 3260
This course examines the causes of conflicts in the Middle East. The history of foreign powers' involvement in the region, religious fundamentalism, authoritarianism, economic development and politics of oil and water provide the background to the conflicts. The second term focuses specifically on Arab-Israeli wars, the peace process, the conflicts in the Persian Gulf including the Iranian revolution and the Gulf Wars.