Middle East Institute to Present Discussion on 2012 Elections

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The Middle East Institute will host a panel discussion with three professors from the Department of Political Science┬áto discuss the 2012 presidential candidates’ stances on foreign policy in the Middle East, the impact of recent turmoil in the Middle East on their campaigns, and the likelihood that this issue will be a decisive one.

Speakers include:

The discussion will be held on Thursday, October 18 at 12:00 in the Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor, General Classroom Building.

Recent library resources on United States foreign policy in the Middle East include:

Akbarzadeh, Shahram, ed. America’s Challenges in the Greater Middle East:
the Obama Administration’s Policies
. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Gerges, Fawaz A. Obama and the Middle East. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Halabi, Yakub. US Foreign Policy in the Middle East: From Crises to Change. Burlington: Ashgate, 2009.

Haas, Mark L. The Clash of Ideologies: Middle Eastern Politics and American Security. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Indyk, Martin S., Kenneth G. Lieberthal, and Michael E. O’Hanlon. Bending History: Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy. Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2012.

Jacobs, Matthew F. Imagining the Middle East: The Building of an American Foreign Policy, 1918-1967. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2011.

Lesch, David W., and Mark L. Haas, eds. Middle East and the United States: History, Politics, and Ideologies. Boulder: Westview Press Inc, 2011.

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