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Fall 2023 | M 17 – 19

International Relations in the Middle East – Regional Perspectives on the 20th Century



Department of Historical Studies (History)
University of Toronto at Mississauga (UTM)
Room: MN
Rand Saleh

The discovery of oil, the establishment of the state of Israel and subsequent wars for Palestine, Pan-Arabism and Political Islam were the over-riding factors in the regional balance of power. This course examines international relations as they were shaped by state- and non-state actors in 20th Century Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Israel/Palestine, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon and Syria.