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The United States & the Middle East INS 5322: Home

This Course Guide helps you identify some of the resources available at Mohammed VI Library. For more information please get in touch with Your Librarian whose contact information is listed below right.

Vocabulary list

Please use the vocabulary list below to search the library catalog, through the keyword function, to identify materials relevant to this course.

  • United States foreign policy
  • Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • Gulf Wars
  • Middle East 



This course provides an overview of the ongoing situation in the Middle East with several countries experiencing demonstrations demanding more political freedom and economic opportunity. It will provide a better understanding of the current challenges and transformations in the Middle East by focusing on the role played by the superpower that is the United States.

Library of Congress Classes and Subclasses

Please use the call number below to search the library catalog, through the Call Number function, to browse the library collection listing materials relevant to this course.



Subclass DS

DS1-937  History of Asia

 DS31-35.2  History

 DS35.3-35.77  The Islamic World

 DS36-39.2  Arab countries

 DS41-66  Middle East. Southwestern Asia. Ancient Orient. Arab East. Near East

 DS101-151  Israel (Palestine). The Jews

 DS109-109.94  Jerusalem

 DS133-151  Jews outside of Palestine

 DS201-248  Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia


Class E

E151-889  United States

E151-169.12  General

E171-183.9  History

E171-180  General

E173  Sources and documents

E175-175.7  Historiography

E176-176.8  Biography

E179.5  Historical geography

E181  Military history

E182  Naval history

E183-183.3  Political history

E183.7-183.9  Diplomatic history.  Foreign and general relations.

E183.8  Relations with individual countries

E744-744.5  Diplomatic history.  Foreign and general relations

E839.5-839.8  Political history

E840-840.2  Diplomatic history.  Foreign and general relations

Subclass JZ

JZ5-6530  International relations

JZ24-38  Societies, associations, academies, institutes, etc.,

for the study of international relations  

JZ1305-2060  Scope of international relations. Political theory. Diplomacy

JZ1400-1454  Diplomatic and consular service

JZ1464-2060  Scope of international relations with regard to countries, territories, regions, etc.

JZ3686-3875  International waters

JZ4835-5490  International organizations and associations

JZ4841-4848  Political non-governmental organizations.


JZ4850-5490  Intergovernmental organizations.  IGOs

JZ4853-4934  League of Nations

JZ4935-5160  United Nations

JZ5511.2-6300  Promotion of peace.  Peaceful change

JZ5514-5526  Societies, associations, academies, institutes, etc.,

for peace promotion, research and education

JZ5587-6009  International security.  Disarmament.  Global survival

JZ6010-6060  Pacific settlement of international disputes

JZ6385-6405  The armed conflict.  War and order 

Subject Guide