Our War On Terror: Who Are We Fighting?
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Prelude The Picot Agreement1 of 1916 after the Ottoman's defeat in WW1 split much of the Easter Mediterranean between Britain, France and Russia
and this eventually led to the state of Israel.

Eventually the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Six Day War created some
of today's issues.  Add the War on Terror to the unintended consequences of peace  treaties following WW 1.                    

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The War

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Middle East Facts

Middle East History in Maps

Maps Explain Middle East  

Muslim Religion, Politics 
and Society

Islamic Fundamentalism

Militant Hamas vs.
Moderate Fatah

20th Iranian Century

20th Century Iraq

20th Century Palestine

Sunnis and 
Shiites at War
 

Al-Qaeda
a world-wide network

Palestine of Hamas

Hezbollah
in Lebanon

Taliban  
of Afghanistan

Islamic State is an Extremely
Radical Sunnis Muslims

Muslim Brotherhood  from Egypt is
a
Pan-Islamic Social Movement 

How Longest War in US History Has Unfolded 

11 Minute History of
the Middle East Conflict

Timeline: The Iraq War 
Council on Foreign Relations

We Need to Talk About Islam
from Documentary Films

Brief Sunni-Shiite Conflict History

War on Terror from Wiki is extensive

Wars That Americans Want to Forget
Afghanistan and Iraq
 

 

U.S. Terror Episodes Since 1900

Terrorism Against the West 1975-2015

Why Do They Hate Us?

A Concise History of Christianity

US, 20th Century Military History

Military Decisions by US Presidents

Gun Violence Affects Police

The Art of War

Greater Israel Project K O'Keefe

More from Kenneth O'Keefe

 

American Dynasty
Aristocracy, Fortune, Politics of Deceit
 in the House of Bush  by K Phillips

Second Chance 
Three Presidents and the Crisis of America Superpower by Z Brzezinsk
i

Presidential Courage
Brave Leaders and How They Changed America  1789-1989  by M Beschloss
Videos
50  Years: Legacies of the 1967 War
 6 short videos

50-years-legacies-of-the-1967 
short written reports

Podcast: The 1967 War podcast

Readings  Tracking Global Terrorism 2018

Sisi vs. ISIS: Dictatorship vs. Mob Rule  
Why Egypt Might Survive the Arab Spring 3/25/15 

The Arab Spring Four Years Later 5/1/15

Power Struggles in Middle-East Exploit 
Islam's Ancient Sectarian Rift
  7/5/14

The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State 2008

Wolfowitz Doctrine 1992

The War Book Reviews
  Blackwater
The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army
Book  Reviews from the New York Times,
Crooks and Liars, and The Economist

How jihad went freelance

 is a review of three recent books. Al-Qaeda has
evolved from a single group to an amorphous movement
. Does that make  it less dangerous or more so? Jan 31st
2008 of The Economics

Editor's Note: Anwar Sada's Assassination shortly after recognizing Israel is just one reason
 why peace in the Middle East is centuries away.

Travels with Walter, an Educator's Life
explores the genius behind these Free Internet Libraries.

1Britain was allocated control of areas roughly comprising the coastal strip between the sea and River Jordan, Jordan, southern Iraq, and a small area including the ports of Haifa and Acre, to allow access to the Mediterranean.[6] France was allocated control of south-eastern Turkey, northern Iraq, Syria and Lebanon.[6] Russia was to get Istanbul, the Turkish Straits and the Ottoman Armenian vilayets.[6] The controlling powers were left free to decide on state boundaries within these areas