The way this course has shaped and also changed my perceptions of the modern Near East as a whole is that it gave me new knowledge that has helped me to understand modern issues present in the Near East. It changed how I used the term properly instead of using the term, “The Middle East” I’ve started adding the term, “Near East” to my vocabulary when talking about the present issues that have been taking place. This course has changed my perception of what is happening in the Near East and has also, exposed me to external factors that are at play when it comes to understanding the issues at play in the region. This course has made me accept that are some things that I do not fully of regarding the Near East and has broadened my view on this subject. This course has helped me understand fully the issue that is happening in the Near East.