The Middle East from 1956. History 12 Ms Leslie. Since the creation of Israel the Arab reaction has been a problem 1948 Israel created and attacked 1956 Suez Crisis Shaky cease-fire agreements Guerilla attacks. 1960’s. New anti-Israel terrorist group El Fatah
1. Palestinian refugees finally realized that Arab states could not win back Palestine
2. Israel had secured stronger borders.
1. Weapons of Mass destruction threat. Saddam trying to develop nuclear weapons in the 1980’s. he did have Biological and poison gas weapons. Which he used against the Kurds.
2. USSR was collapsing.