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How did Terrorism . Reach the Shores of America?. Why Did We Invade Iraq Then?. Soviet Afghanistan War 1979-1989. Two Wars can Answer Both Questions. Iran Iraq War 1980-1988. Guess What Two Men . We Support. In These Two Wars?. We Support Osama Because . We are enemies with the .

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How did Terrorism

Reach the Shores of America?



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Soviet Afghanistan War 1979-1989

Two Wars can Answer Both Questions

Iran Iraq War 1980-1988


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Guess What Two Men

We Support

In These Two Wars?


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We Support Osama

Because

We are enemies with the

Soviet Union



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Terms

  • Soviet Union- Enemy of the U.S. since 1946 after WWII because they were Communist.

  • Soviet Afghanistan War- last from 1979-1988 and helps to bring the fall of the Soviet Union.

  • Al Qaeda- set up by Osama Bin Laden it is a terrorist network founded in the late 80s.

  • Taliban- government of Afghanistan lead by radical Muslims that housed Al Qaeda operatives from 1996-2004.

  • Mujahedeen- Muslim guerrilla warriors engaged in a jihad.



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Terms

  • Iran Hostage Crisis- 1979-1981 it will last for 444 days where the new radical government of Iran takes 52 U.S. diplomats hostage.

  • Iran Iraq War- lasts from 1980-1988 with neither side winning the war and the US supports Iraq and Saddam.

  • Persian Gulf War- 1990-1991 Saddam invades Kuwait and threatens Saudi Arabian homeland security and the vast oil fields there.



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