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  1. President of Iraq since 1979. Waged war on Iran in 1980-1988. In 1990 he ordered an invasion of Kuwait but was defeated by United States and its allies in the Gulf War (1991).
  2. Collective name for South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore-nations that became economic powers in the 1970s and 1980s.
  3. Eighteenth-century English intellectual who warned that population growth threatened future generations because, in his view, population growth would always outstrip increases in agricultural production.
  4. Head of the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991. His liberalization effort improved relations with the West, but he lost power after his reforms led to the collapse of Communist governments in eastern Europe.
  5. War waged by the Argentine military (1976-1982) against leftist groups. Characterized by the use of illegal imprisonment, torture, and executions by the military.

5 True/False questions

  1. newly industrialized economiesSocialist politician elected president of Chile in 1970 and overthrown by the military in 1973. He died during the military attack.

          

  2. Ayatollah Ruhollah KhomeiniPresident of Iraq since 1979. Waged war on Iran in 1980-1988. In 1990 he ordered an invasion of Kuwait but was defeated by United States and its allies in the Gulf War (1991).

          

  3. keiretsuAlliances of corporations and banks that dominate the Japanese economy.

          

  4. perestroikaAlliances of corporations and banks that dominate the Japanese economy.

          

  5. demographic transitionCommunist Party leader who forced Chinese economic reforms after the death of Mao Zedong.