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  • 1. Middle East
  • 2.  
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  • 8. Iraq
  • 9.  
  • 10. Iraq
    • King Faisal – 1920
    • 1 st Parliament in 1925 (50)
    • 1958 – Revolution & Republic
    • 1963 – Military Coup
    • 1968 – Military Coup – Ba’ath Party
    • 1979 – Saddam
    • 1980-88 – War with Iran
    • Gulf War I & Gulf War II
  • 11. Iran
    • Persia
    • 1907 – oil, Britain & Russia
    • Shah Pahlavi 1925-1979
    • Ayatollah Khomeini
    • Ayatollah Khamenei
    • President Ahmadinejad
  • 12. Israel/Palestine
    • Balfour Declaration
    • Sykes-Picot
    • WWII
    • 1947
    • 1967
    • Occupied Territories
    • Green Line
    • Hamas
  • 13. Afghanistan
  • 14.  
  • 15. Afghanistan
    • 1836 – 1843 – War w/ Britain
    • 1879 – British occupation “Great Game”
      • Modern borders (Durand Line)
    • 1973 – Communist Coup
    • 1979 – Soviet “help”
    • 1989 – Soviet withdrawal
    • 1996 – Taliban take over
    • 2001 – US war
  • 16. Today
    • Surge?
    • Stability? ($300)
    • Democracy? (tradition?)
  • 17.
    • Negotiate?
    • Deterrence?
    • Assist moderates?
    • Congrats from Ahmadinejad
  • 18.
    • Democracy in ME
    • Continue to support
    • 1 or 2 states?
    • Support a Palestinian state?
  • 19.
    • Democracy?
    • Northwest Frontier?
    • Tribal factions
    • 20 year strategy
  • 20.