Conflicts and Peace Efforts
Terms in this set (9)
Acts of violence designed to promote a specific ideology or agenda by creating panic among an enemy population
Islamist terrorist organization that launched a series of attacks against U.S.
Irish Republican Army
An unofficial nationalist military force seeking independence for Ireland from Great Britain
Process in which more powerful ethnic group forcibly removes a less powerful one in order to create an ethnically homogeneous region
the spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism and, until the establishment of Chinese communist rule, the spiritual and temporal ruler of Tibet.
Was a dictator in Iraq who tried to take over Iran and Kuwait violently in order to gain the land and the resources. He also refused to let the UN into Iraq in order to check if the country was secretly holding weapons of mass destruction.
A minority group in Turkey and neighboring countries
a region in western Sudan where ethnic conflict threatened to lead to genocide
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
A 1946 United Nations covenant binding signatory nations to the observance of specified rights.
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Collapse of communist and the Soviet union
Cold War balance of power
World War 2