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Wars in the ME Ella

In 9/11, where did the first plane attack? North Tower
When did the Persian Gulf War take place? August 1990
What happened in February 1991? Iraqi government called truce and left Kuwait
What is another name for the Persian Gulf War? Operation Desert Storm
In 9/11, where did the third plane attack? Pentagon
What is Terrorism? The use of violence against people or property
When was the country of Kuwait created? 1920
Why did Saddam Hussein invade Kuwait? When Kuwait was created, Iraq lost all of its ocean access and Hussein thought that the oil fields had belonged to Iraq
Why was the U.S so concerned about Saddam invading Kuwait? The U.S got most of their oilf from Kuwait and Saudi Arabia
What year did Iraqi government call a truce? 1991
What year was Osama bin Laden killed? 2001
What is Invasion of Iraq also known as? Operation Iraqi Freedom
When was Hussein executed? December 2006
When was Hussein captured? December 2003
What did Hussein's troops do before they left Kuwait? They set 1,000 oil fields on fire
What does WMD stand for? weapons of mass destruction
What countries launched a military attack on Iraq? United States, Great Britain, and Australia
Where was Suddam Hussein found hiding? He was in a hole
In 9/11, where did the second plane attack? South Tower
In 9/11, where do did the fourth plane crash? a field in Pennsylvania



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