Students look at recent arrests of
top Iraqi officials and consider past use of playing cards in military operations.
Students analyze the controversial decision by CNN
to withhold information about the Iraqi regime.
Students apply historical precedents of U.S.
nation building to the present situation in Iraq.
Students analyze whether Iraq has the
conditions necessary for democracy to flourish.
of Baghdad Museum
Students critically analyze
how occupying forces maintain order.
Students examine the challenges that returning Iraqi exiles might
face as they attempt to rebuild their homeland.
Students critically analyze the
pros and cons of the new coalition media campaign in Iraq.
Students consider the conditions
necessary for the war to be over in Iraq.
Students consider the makeup and priorities
of an interim government in Iraq.
Students examine the role that weapons
of mass destruction (WMD) are playing in the Iraq War.
of the United Nations
Students debate what role
the United Nations should play in postwar Iraq.
Students analyze the similarities, differences
and bias in world media coverage of the Iraq War.
Students analyze the history and role of
women in the U.S. military.
Call to Jihad
Students analyze the concept of jihad
and how it applies to Saddam Hussein's recent statement.
A Holy City
Students analyze the importance of
the Iraqi city to both U.S. military planners and Shiite Muslims.
Students examine the motivations and goals
of those who kill themselves in order to kill others during conflict.
Help students critically analyze the pros
and cons of embedded journalism.
Students will evaluate America's
attitudes regarding warfare and the cost of human life.
Cost of War
How much will a war with Iraq cost?
Help students understand the factors involved.
Help students understand the role of humanitarian
aid organizations during war.
Students will understand how the Geneva Convention
applies to the current situation for U.S. Prisoners of War in Iraq.
Students read about the U.S.-led air strikes on Iraq and try
to understand the day's events in context of the Pentagon's military strategy.
Students will understand the military strategy known
as the Powell Doctrine and will critically apply it to the day's events in Iraq.
to go to War
Students will understand the political process leading up
to military action and the implications for George Bush. History teachers may
wish to focus on the relevant historical precedents.