U. S. Foreign Policy Before and after 9/11 Who we support and why is based on American National Interest Iraq war (Iraqi Freedom) Afghanistan Taliban Iraq Persian Gulf War (Desert Storm) Iraq/Iran War Afghanistan/Soviet War Gulf War 1990 - 1991: Reasons for Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait
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Before and after 9/11
“We have no opinion on your Arab - Arab conflicts, such as your dispute with Kuwait. Secretary (of State James) Baker has directed me to emphasize the instruction, that the Kuwait issue is not associated with America.”
Reasons for the USA for the invasion of Iraq
enabling them to shoot Soviet helicopters (Osama bin
Laden’s Group) We were in the “Cold War” with the Soviets and it was in our interest not let them expand territory and influence.
CIA supplied :
Woman No Rights, Destruction of the Buddha, No Music, No white shoes, Barbaric acts of inhumanity
Osama bin Laden did not want the Americans on Saudi Arabian Soil. Saudi Arabia is the home of Mecca and Medina two of the holiest lands of Islam. Bin Laden could not accept infidels (those who are not Muslim) on holy ground.