2 Middle East Quick QuizHow much do you know about the middle east? 5 quiz questions1) Who created most of the borders and countries of the Middle East?a. France and Englandb. Jordan and Syriac. Saudi Arabiad. The United Nationse. The United States
3 Middle East Quick QuizHow much do you know about the middle east? 5 quiz questions2) What language is spoken in Iran?3) When did it become illegal for women in Iran to go without wearing a veil? (with 5 years)
4 Middle East Quick QuizHow much do you know about the middle east? 5 quiz questions4) What is the most populous Islamic country in the world?a. Egyptb. Indonesiac. Irand. Saudi Arabia
5 Middle East Quick QuizHow much do you know about the middle east? 5 quiz questions5) Which of following is Iraq?DCAB
6 Middle East Quick QuizHow much do you know about the middle east? 5 quiz questionsAnswers!!1. A2. Farsi4. B (196 million people)5. C
11 Thinking Slide:How might Iraqi history affect how they view the Americans & their British allies in the current war in Iraq?
12 Baath Party B. What does it do? Secular (non-religious) government Uses oil $ for government projectsHussein begins to eliminate opponentsHUSSEIN CARD AS PART OF DECK OF 55 CARDS OF US CHARACTERS WANTED Reuters/CORBIS
13 That all changes with the Iran-Iraq War Iranian RevolutionA. Why?Pro-western Shah unpopular because of his alliance w/US & secret policeB. How?Religious (Shiite) revolutionC. ResultsFear in most neighboring Middle Eastern countries, especially majority Shiite Iraq
14 Iran-Iraq War A. Iraq’s Goals: Remove Iran’s leaders, gain oil-land, & make Hussein a hero to neighborsB. How?Long brutal war, including use of chemical weapons on both sidesUN creates a peace dealC. ResultsIraq left with big war debt
15 Persian Gulf War (the 1st one!) Why?1.Iraq’s claimed to the land2. Claimed Kuwait was stealing oil (“slant drilling”)3. $ owed to countries Kuwait4.Hussein thought no one would stop him
19 Persian Gulf War (the 1st one!) Results?UN Embargo & Oil for Food ProgramPeace Terms:Iraq accepts border with Kuwait, surrenders all WMDs, destroys all WMD production capabilityIraq can sell oil in exchange for food & medicine
20 Thinking Slide:Do you think a program like the “oil for food” program was a good one given the situation at the time?
21 Second Iraq WarBush Doctrine: US can attack them before they attack usWhy?:Bush argues Iraq is a threat because of WMDsHow? First US pushes for tighter inspections, then invades claiming Hussein was not cooperating
22 Thinking Slide:Do you think that the Bush Doctrine will have be used as much by later presidents as others like the:Monroe Doctrine: Told Europe to keep its hands off the Americas Truman Doctrine: US pledges to support free peoples across the world against communism