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Global II - Unit 19

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Conflict
An issue between two or more groups in a culture - sometimes with violence.
Hotspot
A place where a conflict has turned to violence or has a threat of violence.
"Political" Hotspot
A place where the conflict is mostly about government issues.
"Ethnic" Hotspot
A place where the conflict is mostly about social issues.
Zionism
A movement by Jews worldwide to get back their homeland (Israel).
Camp David Accords
1979 peace treaty between Israel and Egypt.
Islamic Fundamentalism
A movement of some Muslims to focus on a more strict interpretation.
Persian Gulf War
Iraq invaded Kuwait for oil and UN coalition forces stopped the attack.
Israel/Palestine Issue
Israel and Palestine were fighting over their homelands.
PLO
Palestinian Liberation Organization = a terrorist group.