Team Non-Regional: Non-Regional- people outside the ME US has a heavy hand in what’s going on in the ME Conflict is a homogenous trait applied to all of the ME Central America might fit in their too Conflict between states, groups of people who aren’t states (Hezbollah, Hamas) No other region has power players from across the globe involved with conflict within the region UN and Palestinian move for recognition to decide about some piece of land in the ME US that has 150,000 troops in the ME, Russia and China are trying to stop things too Non-regional: US, EU, Russia, China (could say UN but they don’t do anything) Non-state: Al-Queda, Hezbollah, Hamas How did the US and Europeans get involved? Europeans came and took over after the Ottoman Empire collapsed After places became independent, the US came into play because of the Cold War Egypt kind’ve went along with the communists Iran feel in league with the commies Outside entities affecting Cold War is over so no one cares about commies v. capitalists Falling into war on terror years September 11 attacks started this Went into Afghanistan to get them and get Sadam Housan After the first golf war the US left War on Terror reintroduces the US in an even bigger way UN, Arab countries backed this fight against Afghan
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- Fall '15
- Palestinian National Authority, Hamas, Hezbollah