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U. S. Studies II United States and the Middle East Review Game

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  1. U. S. Studies II United Statesand theMiddle East Review Game

  2. Identify the former leader of Iraq that the United States removed during the War in Iraq: Saddam Hussein A1

  3. What is the breakdown of Islamic groups that exist inside Iraq? Shia Arab (65%) Sunni Arab (20%) Sunni Kurd (15%) A2

  4. Which of the three main Islamic groups inside Iraq was Saddam Hussein from? Sunni Arab A3

  5. What was the “call name” of the U.S. operation to “liberate” Iraq from Saddam Hussein? Operation Iraqi Freedom A4

  6. What role does Osama bin Laden have in Iraq today? Al Qaeda is fighting as part of the “insurgency” against the U.S. military. A5

  7. How was Saddam Hussein able to maintain control of the country even though he came from a “minority group”? He used force & terror to maintain control over both the Shia Arabs & Sunni Kurds. A6

  8. What evidence did we have that Iraq & Saddam Hussein had Biological Weapons? Companies inside the United States were given permission to sell him biological agents. A7

  9. What evidence did we have that Iraq & Saddam Hussein had Chemical Weapons? Used them both on the Kurds in the North of Iraq and against the Iranians in the Iran-Iraq War. A8

  10. A9

  11. A10

  12. Former Islamic Government of Afghanistan. The Taliban B1

  13. Global network of Islamic terrorist groups organized by Osama bin Laden Al Qaeda B2

  14. What are the “roots of aggression” in the Middle East? Israeli-Palestinian Conflict B3

  15. How has the United States been drawn into this Middle Eastern struggle? The United States has supported Israel against its Arab neighbors. B4

  16. Which Arab-Terrorist Group was responsible for the bombing of the U.S. Embassies in both Kenya and Tanzania in 1998?? Al Qaeda B5

  17. Outside of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, why else is Osama bin Laden so upset with the United States? The United States has placed soldiers in Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan, and are considered by him as infidels. B6

  18. Which Arab-Terrorist Group was responsible for the bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993?. Al Qaeda B7

  19. Which Arab-Terrorist Group was responsible for the bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut in 1983? Hizballah B8

  20. Name the U.S. military operation designed to “liberate” Afghanistan from the Taliban Operation Enduring Freedom B9

  21. B10

  22. President Bush C1

  23. Osama bin Laden C2

  24. Saddam Hussein C3

  25. Timothy McVeigh (RIP) C4

  26. Muhammad Atef (RIP) C5

  27. Ayman al-Zawahri C6

  28. Ramzi Yousef C7

  29. Theodore Kaczynski C8

  30. C9

  31. C10

  32. Government Agency created to coordinate national efforts against terrorism. Office of Homeland Security D1

  33. These are people who oppose their government policies or have special interests to promote. Domestic Terrorists D2

  34. Timothy McVeigh Responsible for the terrorist attack on the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in 1995. D3

  35. Government Agency solely responsible for monitoring and improving airline security. Federal Aviation Administration D4

  36. Theodore Kaczynski Known as the “unabomber”; he was responsible for the mailing of bombs in the mail to business people and government officials. D5

  37. Directly after September 11, 2001, how was the Airlines Industry affected? Due to a general fear to fly, the Airline Industry suffered greatly. (Financial Failure, Unemployment, and Rippled) D6

  38. To the terrorists, what was the importance of the World Trade Centers? They represented the “financial power” of the United States. D7

  39. To the terrorists, what was the importance of the Pentagon? It represented the “military power” of the United States. D8

  40. What was the rationale Timothy McVeigh gave for what he did? The anger he felt over the government’s (FBI) handling of the situation in Waco, Texas several years before. D9

  41. Which parts of the Anti-Terrorism Law (2001) may have upset a lot of Americans? 1) Detaining people w/o trial. 2) Tapping both your phone & internet D10

  42. Map Identifications INDIA J E1

  43. Map Identifications CHINA K E2

  44. Map Identifications RUSSIA D E3

  45. Map Identifications AFGHANISTAN H E4

  46. Map Identifications PAKISTAN I E5

  47. Map Identifications Arabian Sea B E6

  48. Map Identifications Bay of Bengal C E7

  49. Map Identifications IRAN G E8