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Unformatted text preview: 1/24/11 Between WWI and WWI-right wing and left wing dominated-Marxism (left) How did WWII impact the world?-rise of Soviet Union (Cold War)-USSR into Afghanistan (wanted to create a buffer against NATO forces)-bin Laden and Mujahedeen got their beginning Post WWI and Terrorism • How did WWII impact the world?-Rise of Soviet Russia (cold war)-Fracture of colonial powers-Push for national self determination (“from below”)-Algeria (’54-62)-I reland (66-present)-ISRAEL (48-present) Israel split up between Palestinians Modern Day Terrorism • I ranian Revolution 1979-Overthrowing of Iranian monarchy of Shah Pahlavi-backlash against (corrupt, oppressive, secularization and westernization of Islam)-Became the Islamic Reoublic of I ran-Shiite Revolution-Mullah influence • Fall of communism and increase of terrorism: loss of restraint from lack balance in power-State level power-Soviet check on terror-Power/model vacuum left by fall emboldened ethnic, religious...movements to use violence for their purposes-Growing opposition to modernity and globalization of “Western Powers” (aka capitalism)-Advances in technology increase the opportunity for coordination and...
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This note was uploaded on 07/02/2011 for the course POLI 391T taught by Professor Beaudoin during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.
- Spring '11