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  1. The U.S. War on Terrorism Since the Cold War Presentation by Professor David H. Bennett Wednesday, May 30, 2012

  2. The Fall of the Berlin Wall • November 1989

  3. Ronald Reagan and the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) “Star Wars • Ronald Reagan • U.S. President 1981-89

  4. Mikhail Gorbachev • General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, 1985-1991

  5. Soviet Leaders • Leonid Brezhnev • 1964-1982 Yuri Andropov 1982-1984 Konstantin Chernenko 1984-1985

  6. After the Fall of the U.S.S.R. • U.S.S.R., 1917-1991

  7. Operation Desert Storm • The First Iraq War, 1990-91

  8. Bill Clinton Inauguration, 1993 • Focus on economic distress and a domestic agenda

  9. Clinton domestic advisers Robert Rubin Secretary of Treasury, 1995-1999 Robert Reich Secretary of Labor, 1993-1996 Larry Summers Secretary of Treasury, 1999-2001

  10. Alan Greenspan • Chairman of the Federal Reserve, 1987-2006

  11. Newt Gingrich • Speaker of the House, 1995-1999

  12. Somalia • General Aidid • 1934-1996 From the movie, “Black Hawk Down” Battle of Mogadishu, October 1993

  13. Rwandan Genocide, 1994 Lt Gen Romeo Dellaire Force Commander of UNAMIR, 1993-94

  14. Bosnia War, 1992-1995 Srebrenica Massacre, July 1995 Siege of Sarajevo

  15. NATO Airstrikes in Bosnia, August-September 1995

  16. Dayton Peace Accords, November 1995 Asst. Sec. of State Richard Holbrooke

  17. U.S. Air Attacks on Iraq, December 1998

  18. Terrorist attacks before 9/11 World Trade Center in New York, February 1993 Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia, June, 1996 U.S. Embassy in Kenya, August 1998 U.S.S. Cole in Yemen, October 2000

  19. Missile Strikes in Sudan and Afghanistan, August 1998 Wag the Dog?

  20. 2000 Presidential Election Florida recount Bush v. Gore, 2000 Supreme Court case

  21. President George W. Bush, 2001-2009

  22. 9/11

  23. Osama Bin Laden

  24. A “War on Terror”?: A brief review Of terrorism

  25. Zealots Great Jewish Revolt, 66-70

  26. French Revolution • Jacobin Reign of Terror, 1793-94 Maximilien Robespierre, 1758-1794

  27. 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife were shot dead in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914 by a Serbian nationalist, Gravilo Princip. This event was the trigger to the start of World War.

  28. Post WWII anti-colonial campaigns Viet Minh in French Indochina National Liberation Front (FLN) in Algeria

  29. Modern Religious Terrorism Madrid, 2004 Bali, 2002 Mumbai, 2006 Beslan, 2004

  30. Project for the New American Century William Kristol Richard Perle

  31. NeoCons in Defense Department and State Douglas Feith Paul Wolfowitz Donald Rumsfeld John Bolton

  32. U.S. attacks in Afghanistan Tora Bora

  33. Weapons of Mass Destruction • Downing Street Memo, July 23, 2002 Colin Powell speech at U.N., Feb. 5, 2003 Iraq Survey Group and Duelfer Report, 2003-04

  34. The Iraq War, 2003-2011

  35. The fate of the “War on Terror”