*Abbreviations under the "Available" column: A = Available // NA = Not Available // R = Previously Registered // WL = Currently on the Wait List

American Foreign Policy in the Modern Middle East **DATE CHANGE** Dates differ from printed catalog. See correct dates listed here.

This course will be a brief review of American foreign policy from World War I thru generally the current time, focusing on the interrelationships between nation-states, the rise of nationalism and political Islam, impact of American foreign policy in the ME because of the Cold War, and the rise of transnational terrorism.

Instructor Bio:

Dan Lynn has taught college level classes in American government, international relations, politics, campaigns and elections, and other related courses. He is a student of American history and politics, a Vietnam veteran, a retired Army Reserve officer and DoD intelligence analyst. Mr. Lynn holds both bachelors and masters degrees in political science.

Recommended Reading:

Lewis, Bernard. What Went Wrong – The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East, 2002. Friedman, L Thomas. From Beirut to Jerusalem, 1989. Creveld, Martin van. The Sword and the Olive: A Critical History of the Israeli Defense Force, 1998.

Course Number Instructor Dates Day Time Location Available
A601 Daniel Lynn Mar 13, 20, 27, Apr 3, 17 Tu 12:30-2:00 p.m. The R. R. Smith Center A

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