Unit 2 Set 2
Terms in this set (19)
A Muslim empire based in Turkey that lasted from the 1300's to 1922.
(Middle East after WWI) the action or state of dividing or being divided into parts.
A mass slaughter of Jews and other civilians, carried out by the Nazi government of Germany before and during World War II.
Prejudice against Jews
A policy for establishing and developing a national homeland for Jews in Palestine.
A group of fundamentalist Muslims who took control of Afghanistan's government in 1996
Islamist terrorist organization that launched a series of attacks against U.S.
A large and wealthy city that was the imperial capital of the Byzantine empire and later the Ottoman empire, now known as Istanbul
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster
A territory in the Middle East on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Disputed with Israel.
An international organization formed after WWII to promote international peace, security, and cooperation.
A territory along the Mediterranean Sea just northeast of the Sinai Peninsula; part of the land set aside for Palestinians, which was occupied by Israel in 1967.
A region that was formerly part of Southwest Syria that Israel has occupied since 1967 war.
In Israel, a strip of land on the west side of the Jordan River, originally controlled by Jordan, which is part of the land set aside for Arab Palestinians
Invasion of Afghanistan
October 2001, the United States began bombing Taliban centers in Afghanistan in response to the attack on September 11, 2001 of the World Trade Center in New York
Operation Desert Storm
the United States and its allies defeated Iraq in a ground war that lasted 100 hours (1991)
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation where U.S. troops invaded Iraq and Saddam's forces collapsed almost immediately. Baghdad fell, and Saddam and other Iraqi leaders went into hiding. In the months that followed Saddam and many of his supporters were captured
ISIS (Islamic State)
.Came from Al Qaeda Iraq (AQI
a militant Islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with Israel and uses terrorism as a weapon