UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
October 5th, 2012
Devin Clarke, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, EGY
Near-Term Prospects for Egyptian Destabilization
Lecture 7March 16, 2015
Topic: Economics of the Youth Bulge
Hilal Khashan, The Curse of Underdevelopment and the Radicalization of the Arab City.
Brown Journal of World Affairs 17, no. 1 (Fall / Winter2010).
Lecture 6March 2, 2015
Topic: Art and Expression
I. Anna Bernard, Consuming Palestine: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Metropolitan
Popular Culture. Journal for Cultural Research 16, no. 2/3 (April-July 2012).
Arab Politics (W)
Lecture 3February 2, 2015
I. Larry Diamond, Why Are There No Arab Democracies? Journal of Democracy 21, no.
1 (January 2010).
Article discusses the reason for no democracy in all of the 16 indepen
Topic: Cultural Change
II. Ken Seigneurie, Discourses of the 2011 Arab Revolutions. Journal of Arabic
Literature 43, no. 2/3 (2012).
Article argues that three discourseshuman rights, progressive commitment, and elegiac
humanist, drown from both Arab cultu
Topic: Monumental Art and State-Building
Arab Politics (W)
Lecture 2January 26, 2015
I. Asseel Al-Ragam, Representation and Ideology in Postcolonial Urban Development:
The Arabian Gulf. Journal of Architecture 16, no. 4 (August 2
Lecture 4February 9, 2015
Topic: Regimes and their Opponents Online
Kalliopi Kyriakopoulou, Authoritarian States and Internet Social Media: Instruments of
Democratisation or Instruments of Control? Human Affairs 21, no. 1 (M
IAFF 2190W.12 Terrorism and Counterterrorism
DECEMBER 18, 2012
PART 1: SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS
Answer as briefly as possible. 10 pts. each.
Define the terms ally and partner emphasizing characteristics
US Foreign Policy in Africa
November 13, 2011
Subject: Conflict of Kenyas recent attacks on Somalia (from US embassy in Kenya)
1. Summary. Kenyan military invaded Somalia to counter the al-Quaeda linked Shabab
organization on October 16. Kenyas operation
October 17, 2011
US Policy Recommendation: AIDS in South Africa
Upon the election of Thabo Mbeki in 1999, efforts to combat the AIDS epidemic
in South Africa posed a challenge. Mbeki argued that HIV did not cause AIDS, but
Lecture 8March 23, 2015
Topic: Unintended consequences of development
What do the readings tell us about the topics of tonight about development?
Mehran Kamrava, Preserving Non-Democracies: Leaders and State Institu