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Wolf-Tinsman - Global Perspectives - Arab Spring Research   Tags: articles, bibliography, newspapers, primary documents, research, upper school  

Students will create a "Presidential Brief" based on historical and current research
Last Updated: Apr 17, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Gathering Information

Start your research here!

  • Culture Grams Online
    Excellent source for historical and general information about your specific country. Choose World Edition for this project.
  • Newspapers from Around the World
    Robust database of news articles from all over the world. Narrow your searches by including date ranges.

Assignment Structure and Guidelines

The questions you will need to answer for your Presidential briefing:

1) Give 2 minutes on historical background in the CONTEXT of the Arab Spring.
 Include salient demographic and geographical info of the country as well as most salient historical events, people...

2) What are the ramifications for this individual country since the Arab Spring?
3) Your recommendation to the President for what the US foreign policy should be regarding this country? Why?
The six countries: Israel, Syria, Bahrain, Egypt, Tunisia, Libya
Briefing should be 8-10 minutes.

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