Examine the role of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) in the events leading to the Six-Day War between Israel and its neighbors.

CONTEMPORARY HISTORY

1. Examine the role of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) in the events leading to the Six-Day War between Israel and its neighbors. Explain the reasons for US support for Israel and discuss how the Middle East was becoming a focus of Cold War conflict between the US and the USSR. Identify the outcomes of the Six-Day War.

2. Explain the role of technology in globalization and the rise of the “global village.” Discuss the challenges technology posed to dictatorial regimes. Analyze how technology increased the influence of the US.