HIS/INR 566: United States and the Middle East Since World War II

Instructor: Dr. Calvert

Survey of American foreign policy in the Middle East from World War II to the present. Topics include Truman's Containment Policy in the Middle east; Truman and Israel; the Baghdad Pact; the Suez Crisis; the Eisenhower Doctrine; the Six-Day War of 1967; the effects of the Arab-Israeli War of 1973 and the oil embargo; Camp David Accords; the Carter Doctrine; Reagan and the Middle East.