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  • Balfour Declaration

    Balfour Declaration
    The Balfour Declaration was an aggrement that the Arabs would get thier homeland if they fight with the Allies. The problem with this declartion is that at the same time the land was promised to the Jews for thier homeland as well. This problem lead to who get the homeland of Isreal.
  • Palestine is mandated by British

    Palestine is mandated by British
    Afetr the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the British Empire became control over Palestine. The British better the life for the Jews and the Arabs that lived there. The british job was to implement the Balfour Declaration, to give Jews Palestine as thier homeland. The british remained in control till 1948 when Palestine beacme its own state, Israel.
  • Holocaust

    The Holocaust lasted from 1933-1945. During this time millions of Jews were being murdered and worked to death by the Nazi Army under Adolf Hitlers command. Over six million Europen Jews were killed. This was due to the persicution and wrongly accused by Hitler and his followers for extrem dislike towarrds Jews. The Jews left Germany after the Holocaust ended and went to Isreal to live.
  • Six Day War

    Six Day War
    In the west it is known as the Six Day war. Among Arab Muslims is better known as "the disaster" or "the setback". Egypt, Jordan and Syria went to war with Israel. Israel captured large amounts of territory land the torah said was granted to the Jews by God and congured by military force.
  • Alaskan Pipeline

    Alaskan Pipeline
    On October 17, 1973, the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries announced an oil embargo against the U.S. in retaliation for its support of Israel during the Yom Kippur war because the U.S. imported approximantely 35% of its oil from foregin sources.
  • Yom Kippur War

    Yom Kippur War
    In 1973, the most recent "full" war in the Middle east history so called because it began on the day of Atonement, the hoilest day of prayer and fasting in the jewish calendar. It was led by Goldameir (Israel) and Anwar Saddat (Egypt) started with a suprise Arab attack knowing that the religious celebrations associated with Yom Kippur.
  • Arab Oil Embargo

    Arab Oil Embargo
    The 1973 oil crisis started in October 1973, when the members of Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries or the OAPEC proclaimed an oil embargo. In the Yom Kippur War of that year, Egypt and Syria, with the support of other Arab nations, launched a military campaign against Israel on the holiest day of the Jewish calendar in order to regain Arab territories lost to Israel in the 1967 Six Day War.The United States chose to re-supply Israel with arms.
  • Camp David

    Camp David
    Camp David Accords is an aggerment signed on March 26,1979. The aggrement was between Israeli prime minister Menachem begin and Egytian president Anwar al-Sadat. The aggrement stated the Israel would return Sinai to Egypet and that the two nations would negotiate Palestinian autonomy.
  • Jimmy Carter

    Jimmy Carter
    Jimmy Carter was the 39th president of the U.S. Carter ways of dealing with forgin affaris was coldy responded the soviets. In the middle east he helped bring between Eygpet and Iseral through Camp David aggrement in 1978. He obtanied ratification of Panama Canal treaties and negotiated of SALT II nuclear limitation treaty with Soviets. When Iran hostage crisis occurred in 1979, when the U.S. embassy staff was taken contributed to Carters deft in 1980 when Ragen took over.
  • Iran hostage crisis

    Iran hostage crisis
    Islamic revoltirares overran U.S. embassy in Tehran taking 60 Americans hostage. Tis crisis happend because Shah went to America ecsaping being put on trial and theft od billion dollars from the Iranian people. Under Khomeini compouned the hostages were taken and werent realsed till the following November minutes after Ronald Reagans inauguration.
  • Soviets invades Afghnistan

    Soviets invades Afghnistan
    Soviet Union sent thousands of troops into Afghanistan and took complete military and political power. since 1955 Moscow had provided military training and materiel to Afghanistan. In 1979 Moscow whanted to replace Tarki and Amin. This promoted Carter to supply non-lethal aid to Islamic insurgents. Soviets left shattered, which later opened room for Bin Laden to lanch terrorist operations worldwide.
  • Ronald Reagean

    Ronald Reagean
    Reagean's foreign policy initiatives was Reagan Doctrine which America would provied aid to anti-communist movements in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Also he uesd Strategic Defense Initiative plan that would developed space weapons to protect America for soviets attacks of nuclear missiles. After the aggrement singed by both the U.S. and soviets to eliminate intermediate-range nuclear missiles, Reagen declared that Gorbachev takes down the berlin wall, this symbolizing the stop of communisim.
  • Desert Storm

    Desert Storm
    On the 17th July 1990 Saddam Hussein, the President of Iraq during this time, accused his affluent neighbours Kuwait of producing too much oil and of stealing oil from the Rumaila Oil Field. US Apache Helicopter attacked in Iraq. After this many US planes flew sorties over Baghdad and other areas of Iraq bombing military targets.Within hours of the first coalition strikes Saddam Hussein started using SCUD missiles to target Israel and nations supporting America.
  • George H.W. Bush

    George H.W. Bush
    President George H.W. Bush had a falling out with an ally in his conflict with Iran. Iraq's Saddam Hussein was an enemy of Iran and a supposed friend of the United States. However, all of these ties with Iraq ended with Iraqs invasion and occupation of Kuwait, a small oil producing nation. From August 1990 to mid- January 1991, America and he rest of the world tried to reason with Iraq. Weeks later, Operation Desert Strom was in full force.
  • World Trade Center 1993

    World Trade Center 1993
    On Feburary 26, 1993, when a truck was detonated below the North Tower of the World Trade Center in new York City. 1,336lb urea hirate-hydrogen gas enhanced device intended to knock the North Tower (one) into the South Tower (two) bringing both towers down and killig tens of thousands of people.
  • Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton
    President Clinton was deeply involved in the Middle East peace process to negotiate peace agreements between Israel and the Palestinians, as well as with the governments of Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. Negotiations mediated by Clinton between Israeli Prime Minster Yitzhak Rabin and Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat led to a historic declaration of peace in September 1993, called the Oslo Accords.
  • Centrazbat

    The central Asian Battalion(Centrazbat) was fromed in December 1995 to keep peace between central Asia. Nine contries including the U.S. participated in the exercis for military operations for United Nations. The U.S. was willing to assist with traning for Centrazbat because it will enchance reginal stability and increase interoperability among NATO and pfpnations. The other countires belived the only reason the U.S. was invloved was because of the new finding of oil in the area.
  • Embassy Bombing in Tanzania

    Embassy Bombing in Tanzania
    The 1998 United States bombings were a series of attacks tht occured on Agust 7, 1998 in which hundreds of people were killed in simultaneous truck bomb explosions at the embassies of the United States in the East African cities of Dar es Salamm, tanzania. The date of the bombings marked the eighth anniversary of the arrival of American forces in Saudia Arabia. The attacks were linked Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri terrorist organization al-Qaeda to the attention of the Americans.
  • Embassy Bombing of Kenya

    Embassy Bombing of Kenya
    224 people were killed in Kenya including 12 Americans by a bomb that entered in a truck at the rear entrance of the embassy at 10:35am. in Nairobi. In Dar Es Salam 10 people were killed in Tanzania that bombed another U.S. embassy at 10:40am. On August 20, the U.S.fired 75 Tomahwak missiles at facilities in Afghanistan and Sudan in retaliation to the terrorist attacks. Bin Laden and 20 of his followers, who were all cahrched with the bombings and put on FBI most whanted.
  • U.S.S. Cole

    U.S.S. Cole
    The U.S.S. Cole bombing was a suicide attack against the U.S. Navy guided-missiles destroyer. On October 12, 2000, the U.S.S Cole was harbored and refueled in the Yemen port of Aden. This event was the deadliest attack in the Middle East against the United States Naval vessel since 1987.
  • World Trade Center 2001

    World Trade Center 2001
    On September 11, 2001 Islamic extremist group Al-Qaeda took over four airliners and planned suicide attacks on the U.S. Two of the palns crashed into the World Trade Center in New York. hunderads of A,ericans were killed instially and America was under attack by Bin Laden's terrorism orginzation. These attacks aganist U.S. was in relations to the support of Israel by America.
  • Iraq 2001-Present

    Iraq 2001-Present
    The U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as the associated increases in spending national security that resulted from the attack of September 11, 2001, reversed the relative fall in defense of the 1990s and contributed to the large deficits of George W. Bush era. Not only affected American foreign policy but had a profound impact on the federal budget as well.
  • George W. Bush

    George W. Bush
    In his State of the Union address, President George W. Bush began publicaly focusing attention on Iraq, which he labeled as part of an "axis of evil" allied with terrorist and posing "a grave and growing danger" to U.S. interests through possession of weapons of mass desrcution. In late 2002 and early 2003, Bush urged the U.N. to enforce Iraqi disarmament mandates, precipitating a dipolomatic crisis. The United States invaded Iraq on March 20th 2003. The Iraqi military was quickly defeated.