The United States and the Middle East since 1945
— HIST 375 (3)
The Middle East witnessed more momentous events in the post-World War II period than any other region of the world. Study of U.S. foreign policy covers U.S.-Middle East relations during the Cold War. The major topics targeted include: the rebirth of Israel, C.I.A. covert action in Iran, Arab-Israeli conflict, Lebanese civil war and the rise of Islamic fundamentalist groups. American public opinion and the issues of ideology, religion, oil and mass media receive significant treatment. Prerequisite: 3 credit hours in HIST.
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