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military men, politicians
President Bush insisted that the Persian Gulf War be directed by ______________ rather than ______________.
For the first time since World War II, the American President and Congress followed the counsel of a _______________ during Operation Desert Storm.
general appointed to lead the American troops in combat during Operation Desert Storm
At the request of military commanders, President Bush set limits on __________________ of the Persian Gulf War.
method used by Generals Powell and Schwarzkopf to keep the public informed about the Persian Gulf war
treaty that set in motion a plan to form a European central bank with a single, unified currency
outspoken Conservative advocate of the European Union who succeeded Thatcher as prime minister of Britain
Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina
four republics that declared their independence from Yugoslavia in the early 1990's
Reports of ______________ (genocide) of Muslims by the Serbs resulted in UN condemnation of Serbia.
Dayton Peace Accords
peace settlement that resulted in NATO troops being sent to Bosnia as "peace-keepers"
country where the UN and the United States negotiated a peace agreement that provided for the withdrawal of Cuban and Angolan troops and recognized the SWAPO as the official government of the country
east African nation where rival Muslim and Marxist warlords battled with one another, causing a widespread famine
Africa's largest country where the Islamic government waged jihad against the Christian and animist Nubian tribes of the south
African country where the government responded to Christian missionaries with a commitment to rebuild its economy and political institutions on Biblical principles
country that experienced a crisis of widespread violence and terrorism launched by "drug lords" and Marxist guerrillas
regions directly bordering the Pacific Ocean that were the most dynamic sphere of world activity during the 1990's
APEC group (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation)
group of 18 nations extending from America to Southeast Asia designed to eliminate all trade barriers along the Pacific Rim
GDP (Gross Domestic Product)
the market value of all goods and services produced within a nation during a year
Cambodia, World War II
The Japanese sent peace-keeping forces to ____________ - the first time since _____________ that Japanese forces were deployed outside of Japan.
country where the economy went into a tailspin without support from the former Soviet Union and 30,000 citizens escaped on boats and rafts
NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement)
trade agreement among the United States, Canada, and Mexico that eliminated tariffs and other trade barriers
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