Suggested Lecture topics

Suggested lecture topics by Professor Zunes include the following:

  • The Trump Administration and the Middle East
  • U.S. Policy towards Israel/Palestine and Fading Hopes for a Two-State Solution
  • The Syrian Tragedy: Causes, Consequences, and U.S. Policy
  • ISIS: Causes, Consequences, and What to Do Now
  • Iraq’s Ongoing War: Causes and U.S. Options
  • Libya’s Disintegration and the U.S. Role
  • Syria: Opposing the Regime, ISIS, and Military Intervention
  • United States and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process: Help or Hindrance
  • Nonviolent Action and the Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East
  • Iran: The Struggles for Democracy, Non-proliferation, and Non-intervention
  • The Iraq War: Legacy and Consequences
  • What Next in Afghanistan?
  • Egypt’s Struggle for Democracy
  • We Don’t Need No Stinking Badges: U.S. Middle East Policy and International Law
  • Are We Secure Yet?: U.S. Middle East Policy and the War on Terrorism
  • Peace or Pax Americana: The U.S. Role in the Middle East
  • United States and the Destabilization of Lebanon
  • Understanding Political Islam
  • Human Rights, Democracy and U.S Middle East Policy
  • Challenging the Threat of Nuclear Proliferation in the Middle East
  • The Other Occupation: The Struggle over Western Sahara
  • How Anti-Jewish and Anti-Arab Bigotry in the West Undermine Middle East Peace
  • How to Build a Popular U.S. Movement for Israeli-Palestinian Peace
  • People Power Movements and the Power of Nonviolent Action
  • The United States and Pro-Democracy Movements

Dr. Stephen Zunes Bio/Vitae