an analiance for combined action, especially a temporary alliance of political parties forming a gov. or of states
an official ban on trade or other commerical activity with a particular country.
Operation Desert Storm
military nickname for 1st Persian Gulf War, after Saddam Hussain refused to comply with the U.S.
anything that helps you do what you need to do on a day to day basis. Ex: roads, bridges, electricity, power grids.
to set free.
last chance, a final demand or statement of terms.
end to the firing and fighting, not a peace treaty.
A political and religious muslim group, known to be brutal, strict, anti-western world (U.S.), controlled by the gov. in Afhganistan for a while, Alkidai ia a terrorist network, all over the globe.
A group that fights against the gov.
2 types of muslims, the Shiiles and Sunnis, lots of conflict between the 2 groups while dealing with insurgencies and their gov.