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What country invaded Kuwait trying to gain their land back? Iraq
The invasion of Kuwait was during what war? Persian Gulf War
What was Operation Desert Storm? The US and other countries tried to defend Kuwait from Iraq.
How long did it take to get Iraq out of Kuwait? About 6 weeks
Who is Iraq's dictator? Saddam Hussein
What is al-Queda? Islamic terrorist group founded by Osama bin Laden and other Arabs
How long did Operation Desert Storm last? Less than 2 months
The US thought who was most likely responsible for 9/11? Osama bin Laden
How many planes were hijacked when 9/11 happened? 4
Two of the hijacked planes hit what? The Twin Towers
One of the hijacked planes hit what building? Pentagon
What happened to the hijacked plane that did not hit a building? It crashed in a field in Pennsylvania
In May 2011, what Middle East leader was shot and killed? Osama bin Laden
What was Osama bin Laden's terrorist group called? al-Queda
Around how many people were killed in 9/11? 3,000 people
What did the UN do after Iraq invaded Kuwait? Put an embargo on them until they stopped making nuclear weapons
What did Saddam Hussein do before Iraq left Kuwait? He set oil fields on fire
In 1996, Taliban took power of what country? Afghanistan
What happened to Osama bin Laden's remains? He was buried at sea because no country would accept his remains
What two groups are fighting eachother over power in Iraq? The Sunni and Shia muslims
Where was Osama bin Laden's compound located? Pakistan
What year was the invasion of Afghanistan? 2001
Created by: allison._



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