LP – The United States and Iran: A Troubled History

The United States and Iran: A Troubled Past Common Core Standards: RH2, RH6, WHST1 Connections: This lesson can be used as part of a larger unit related to twentieth century issues and conflicts in the Middle East.  The lesson can also be relevant for a sociological and/or psychological examination of propaganda techniques and their impact.  […]

Lessons in Arms Sales & Foreign Policy

Coincident with the inauguration of President Barack Obama, China issued a White Paper outlining its national defense strategy on Tuesday.  In that paper, China pointed to a security situation that was “improving steadily” overall   At the same time, the paper explicitly referred to the growing threat from the United States’ increased arms sales to Taiwan.  […]