US Forien Involvement Leading Up To 9/11

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    Truman Administration

  • Relations with Mohammed Reza Shan Pahavi

    Dictator, opressed his people. But had pro-american policys.
  • Support of Isreal Becoming a State

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    Eisenhower Administration

  • Assasination of Mohammed Massadegh

    Popular elected leader of iranian parliment who oposed American & British influence. So we killed him. This made Iranians lose trust in America protecting democracy.
  • American Troops Sent into Lebanon

    protecting christian-led government.
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    Kennedy Administration

  • US involvement in veitnam war escalates

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    Johnson Administration

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    Nixon-Ford Administration

  • Arab Oil Embargo

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    Carter Administration

  • Camp David Accord

  • Peace treaty between Ireal and Egypt

  • Iranian Hostage crisis

  • Saddam Hussein

    provided support in 8-year war in hopes that he would destabaize Iranian regieme & defeat islamic revolution.
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    Regan Administration

  • Lebenese War

    American, Italian, and French troops intervene in civil war
  • Iran-Contra Affair

    revealed arms-for-hostages negotiantion between Regan and Iran, discrediting his claim that he did not negotiate with terrorists.
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    H.W. Bush Administration

  • Operation Desert Sheild

    After benefiting from a decade of support from the United States and receiving conflicting signals immediately before the invasion of Kuwait, Saddam Hussein invaded the small country to his southeast on Aug. 2, 1990. President Bush launched Operation Desert Shield, immediately deploying U.S. troops in Saudi Arabia to defend against a possible invasion by Iraq.
  • Attempt to catch Mohamed Farah Aidid

    leader of a brutal Somali militia, ended in disaster, with 18 American soldiers and up to 1,500 Somali militias and civilians killed. Aidid wasn’t caught.
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    Clinton Administration

  • Oslo Accords

  • Colapse of Camp Davit Sumit

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    W. Bush Administration

  • 9/11 Attacks