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Top Secret Revealed: Examining Recently-Uncovered Secrets about the C.I.A. in Iran

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/20000419wednesday.html?searchpv=learning_lessons

Description: Closely analyze a series of New York Times articles uncovering the decades-old secret history of the Central Intelligence Agency in Iran to explore the past and present impact of this news story in the United States and the Middle East. Of specific interest is British and U.S. influence on who is selected at Iran's leaders in return for oil. Standards 10.10.2 and 11.9.6

Author: Alison Zimbalist, The New York Times Learning Network, Debbie Branker Harrod, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City

Lesson ID: 1109

What Role Have Natural Resources Played in the Politics and Economy of the Middle East?

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/globalconnections/mideast/educators/lessons.html#resource

Description: The Middle East has always had a rich abundance of natural resources, although which resources are coveted and valued has changed over time. Today, abundant petroleum fields dominate the area's economy. But water has always been an important resource in the Middle East -- for its relative scarcity rather than its abundance. Disputes over rights to water (for example, building a dam in one country upstream from another) are a fundamental part of the political relationships in the region. Standards 10.10.1, 10.10.2, and 11.9..6

Author: Corporation for Public Broadcasting, WGBH Educational Foundation

Lesson ID: 1229

Whose Peace? Analyzing Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/20000517wednesday.html?searchpv=learning_lessons

Description: Explore the perspectives of different groups of people involved in and affected by the Israeli- Palestinian peace process. Work in small groups to examine the views of different groups affected by the peace process and write letters to the editor voicing the sentiments of members of different groups. Due to rapid changes in the region in the last year, you will need to find current news articles to update the information here but the issue of seeing the varying perspectives on the Arab-Israeli conflict is timeless. Standards 10.9.6, 10.10.2, and 11.9.6

Author: Kari Kohl, The New York Times Learning Network, Debbie Branker Harrod, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City

Lesson ID: 1259

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