Post 1991 International Relations

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  • Post 1991 International Relations
    • Gulf War 1990-1991
      • Starts by- Iraq (Sadam Hussein) invades Kuwait= Threats oil supplies in Saudia Arabia(20% of World's oil)
    • Iraq 2003
      • US+Britain invade Iraq and capture Sadam Hussein
      • Created instability rather than security (shows US lack of power)
      • Critics argue 'war alienated Muslims throughout world and led to more terror attacks'
  • War on Terror declared by Bush
    • 9/11
      • Sept 11th 2001
        • 3,000 killed- 2 airliners hijacked and flown into World Trade Centres
      • Post 1991 International Relations
        • Gulf War 1990-1991
          • Starts by- Iraq (Sadam Hussein) invades Kuwait= Threats oil supplies in Saudia Arabia(20% of World's oil)
        • Iraq 2003
          • US+Britain invade Iraq and capture Sadam Hussein
          • Created instability rather than security (shows US lack of power)
          • Critics argue 'war alienated Muslims throughout world and led to more terror attacks'
    • Axis of Evil (Governments accused of helping terrorism and seeking WMDS-Iraq, Iran, North Korea)

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