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Crews Unit 2

Quiz Review US Involvement in SW Asia

What are the 2 main reasons for US involvement in Southwest Asia? Protect oil interests and Prevent future terrorist attacks
What happened to Osama bin Laden, the Al Qaeda terrorist leader? He was killed by US Navy Seals during a raid in Pakistan
Why did the US invade Iraq again in 2003? To eliminate Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs)
How did the US react to the 9/11 attack? The US began the War on Terrorism
What group led the terrorist attacks on the US in 2001? Al Qaeda
Which of the following were hit by airplanes on 9/11/2001? The Twin Towers in New York
What was the outcome of the Persian Gulf War? Iraq pulled out of Kuwait; Kuwait was liberated (freed)
Why did Iraq invade Kuwait in 1990? To control its oil fields
Which conflict occurred when the United States helped liberate (free) Kuwait from Iraq? Operation Desert Storm
Which conflict occurred when Iraq invaded Kuwait? Persian Gulf War
Who was the mastermind behind Al Qaeda's attacks on the United States? Osama bin Laden
Who was the dictator who ruled Iraq for over 2 decades? Saddam Hussein
Who was the US President when the US invaded Iraq searching for weapons of mass destruction (WMDs)? George W. Bush
Who was the President of the United States when Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990? George H.W. Bush
Who was the US President when Al Qaeda attacked the United States in 2001? George W. Bush
When did the US invade Iraq a second time to eliminate WMDs? (weapons of mass destruction) 2003
When did the US invade Afghanistan to begin the War on Terror? 2001
When did Al Qaeda attack the United States? 2001
When did the US and allies begin Operation Desert Storm to free Kuwait from Iraq? 1991
When did Iraq invade Kuwait? 1990
Created by: ms_h2os



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