Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies
Politics of The Middle East & North Africa
This course focuses on the domestic, regional, and international developments that have taken place in the Middle East and North Africa since World War II. It explores internal and interstate relations, considering factors that generate political, economic, and military change in the region. Comparative politics, international relations, and political economy are drawn upon to examine the institutional, ideological, and religious characteristics of the region and their impact on particular issues.