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US&ME wars asumner

What country did Saddam Hussein invade during the Persian gulf war and why ? Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait because he felt that the oil fields belonged to Iraq.
Why did the US send troops to Kuwait during the Persian Gulf war? When Iraq invaded Kuwait the oil supply was a threat.
When was the Persian Gulf War and what is another name for it? The Persian Gulf War started in August 1990 and is also know as operation desert storm.
What caused the Invasion Of Afghanistan ? The September 11th terrorist attack known as 9/11 .
When did US troops enter Afghanistan after 9/11 ? The troops entered Afghanistan on October 7th , 2001.
Who was the leader of Al -Qaeda (the group in charge of 9/11) ? The leader of Al-Qaeda was Osama bin laden .
How did the Terrorist group of 9/11 bomb the world trade centers? The terrorist hijacked 4 airplanes and used them as weapons.
What is the Operation Iraqi Freedom also known as ? Operation Iraqi Freedom is also know as the Invasion of Iraq .
When was Operation Iraqi Freedom ? Operation Iraqi Freedom was in 2003.
What happened to Sudan Hussein's government ? The government quickly collapsed.
When was Hussein executed and why ? Hussein was executed in 2006 for being a cruel leader.
How many terrorist were involved in the 9/11 attack ? 19 terrorist were involved in the 9/11 attack on the US .
What were bombed during the 9/11 attack ? The twin towers ( world trade center) and the pentagon were bombed on September 11th 2001 .
Where did Al-Qaeda hide out? They were thought to have hid out in Pakistan .
What is WMD ( weapons mass destruction )? WMD is a nuclear ,radiological , chemical ,biological ,or any other weapon that can bring great harm to or kill a large number of humans.
What were the wars that the US was involved with the Middle East? The US was involved in the Persian Gulf War , the Invasion of Iraq , and the Iraqi war.
Who is Osama Bin Laden ? The leader of the Terrorist group Al- Qaeda , the terrorist group incharge of 9/11.
What three countries did the US join forces with during the invasion of Iraq ? They joined forces with Britain, Australia , and Poland .
Are The US armed forces still in the Middle East today ? Yes , there have been troops in the middle east since the 2001 bombing on the World Trade Centers and the Pentagon .
What was Saddam Hussein convicted with ? He was convicted for the use of chemical weapons against Kurd and Iranians . Also for the deaths of many Iraqis.
What year did the US and its allies defeat Iraqi troops ? 1991
Created by: abigail sumner



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