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Introduction to narratives and debates in the history of the Middle East from the mid-eighteenth century to the present. Local, regional, and global events and processes; political, social, cultural, and intellectual realities. Readings from the fields of history, anthropology, politics, and literature.
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David Ignatius, a Washington Post columnist, claims that settlements are eroding the chance for a Palestinian state. But the facts, and The Washington Post itself, have said otherwise.
Bridging the gap between education and work
2. What factors (political and geographical) helped preserve the many linguistic, cultural, and religious identities in the Middle East?
* MMES 042a / HIST 042a, Oil and Empire
Despite a significant improvement in formal education in the Middle East during the past few decades, the gap between education and employment is still widening. Governments across the MENA region have invested heavily in education, and the past decade has witnessed a rapid expansion of primary, . Yet, the results have been more or less disappointing. Schools and universities are turning out graduates lacking the skills they need to succeed in job markets, and the job market itself is hamstrung by economic mismanagement. The result: high levels of education with mass unemployment.