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Middle East

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

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