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The roots of the modern Arab and Israeli conflict are bound in the rise of Arab nationalism towards the end of the 19th century. Territory regarded by the Jewish people as their historical homeland is also regarded by the Arab movement as historically and presently belonging to the Palestinian as Muslim lands. The religious conflict between Jews and Arabs arose in the early 20th century, peaking into a full-scale civil war and transforming into the First Arab-Israeli War in May 1948.
The United Nations would divide Great Britain’s former Palestinian land into Jewish and Arab in 1948. The Arabs refused to recognize this arrangement, which they regarded as favorable to the Jews and unfair to the Arab population that would remain in Jewish territory. The United States supported the United Nations resolve, but also tried to help with positive talks between Arabs and Jews in the Middle East.
Agreements between Israel and Muslim places like Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, and Syria, these bordering nations agreed Israel territory ranted to Arabs under the United Nations resolution in 1947. These peace agreement lines held until 1967. The United States did not become directly involved with the negotiations, but hoped that instability in the Middle East would not affect with the universal balance of power between the Soviet Union and the United States. The Arab and Israeli War of 1948 eventually led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Arabs because of the no right of return that Jews didn’t want to be the minority in their own country.
In the 1930s Iran wanted to join the western world. The Iranian military, with the assistance of the United States government, overthrows the government of Mo Saddeq, who represented communism a treat ...

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...n government that had supported and protected al-Qaida. The Taliban had imposed its extremist version of Islam on the entire country.
The invasion and stabilization of Iraq was cast as part of the broader war against terrorism by the Bush administration. In the build-up to the war, the United States made the case that Iraq's leader, Saddam Hussein, was linked to international terrorism leaders like Osama Bin Laden and had the capability of weapons of mass destruction. Structure democratic foundations were the dominant themes in the administration's justification for the war and its direction.
The Bush Doctrine is describing ideas related to United States' foreign policy. It stated policies where the government had the right to secure itself against countries that give aid to terrorist groups. It was used to justify the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan and 2003 Iraq war.
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