Role of the Kurds, Sunnis and Shiites in Iraq
lesson encourages students to examine three religious/ethnic groups living in
Iraq and how these groups would be affected politically by a U.S. invasion of
Role of the United Nations in Postwar Iraq
learn about the history of the United Nations and examine what role, if any, the
organization should play in Iraq's reconstruction.
in the Middle East
and analyze democracy in the Middle East and how it relates to U.S. foreign policy.
Rights of Detainees at Guantanamo Bay
a role-play activity, students learn the history of, and analyze the current issues
regarding, detainees at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay.
of Iraq: A Lesson of Historical Precedents
will compare the reconstruction following the Spanish-American War and World War
II to the current situation emerging in Iraq.
Students examine what
is necessary for a democracy to flourish, and compare this to the situation in
After examining the historical
roles of women in the military students analyze current roles.
-- A Holy City Caught in the Crossfire
will identify why Najaf is important to Shiite Muslims and how it impacts U.S.
Latest Strategy: Suicide Attacks
examine why some groups resort to the use of suicide attacks as a political or
Ethics of Embedded Journalists: Daily Activity
identify and analyze the ethical problems and dilemmas faced by journalists embedded
with military troops.
Aid in Iraq
After looking at the impact
war has on civilian populations, students examine the challenges that non-governmental
and other relief agencies face during times of crisis.
Rules of Engagement: The Geneva Convention
examine the Geneva Conventions and analyze how they apply to current debates over
Guantanamo or prisoners in Iraq.
Strategy: Powell Doctrine
examine the Powell Doctrine and compare it to the beginning of the war in Iraq.