Midterm Study Guide - Hing Potter POLSC 205 MENA MIDTERM...

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Hing Potter – POLSC 205 MENA MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE Defining Terms: Islam : “submission” to the one God of all. Suez Crisis : Completed in 1869; nationalization, Israel/British/French invasion conflict of 1956. - Nasser (Egypt) is Arab hero –increases pan-Arabism. - o Reaction from Egyptian military movement towards Suez Canal. - o President Anwar Sadat, US re-involvement (Henry Kissinger) o Israeli/Egyptian peace; Arab isolation Zionism : Nationalist Jewish political movement; 1897: Considered the first year of practical Zionism; derives from Anti- Semitism in Europe. Reza Shah : Shah of Iran (1921 – 41), 1925, dismissed PM and named himself Shah. - Decreased power of opposition to increase his own; modernizer; abdicated thrown to his son Mohammed Reza Pahlavi (1941). Hussein-McMahon Correspondence
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