History 2112 Final Lecture

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History 2112 Final Lecture July 22, 2010 ISRAEL United States likes Israel because: o Large amount of Jews in United States o Israel is only democracy in that region. o Christianity believes future of Israel is tied to united states through faith. Used to belong to Jews then Romans kicked the out o Palestinians moved in o 1917-Balfur Mandate Jews did not have a homeland. o 1947-Nation of Israel was recognized by United Nations as independent nation. Wars: 1953, 1967, 1973 U.S and IRAN: 1953: U.S helped overthrow Iranian gov’t o Put Reza Pahlavi on thrown (1953-1975) o Gov’t overthrew sha and he fled to the united states People were pissed at us. End relationship o U.S allied with Iraq to fight Iran We gave Iraq their weapons o NOW: Iran giving Iraqis weapons to kill us Afghanistan:
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Soviet Union invaded in 1979 o U.S gave revolutionaries weapons. Osama was a revolutionary that we trained.
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course HIST 2112 taught by Professor Papageorge during the Fall '07 term at Kennesaw.

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