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POLS 4454 - Politics of the Middle East

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: POLS 1101.
This course examines contemporary socio-political and economic characteristics needed to understand the many countries of the Middle East/North Africa. The role of Islam, the Gulf war, the quest for development, the Palestine issue, and democracy versus authoritarianism are themes which will be covered in the course. In addition, a “country profile” approach will also be used. This course examines key countries and studies their political structures in detail.



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