LECTURE 11    KEY TERMS
COLLAPSE OF DETENTE, GUERRILLA WARFARE & INTERNATIONAL TERROR 1975-1985    
COLLAPSE OF THE SOVIET UNION AND THE END OF THE COLD WAR 1980-1991  

Jimmy Carter

Angola

Jackson-Vanik Amendment

Islamic Revolution - Iran 

Ayatollah Khomeini

US Embassy Hostage Crisis

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Afghanistan Invasion 1979

Moscow Olympics Boycott 1980

Hashshashin  (smokers of hash)

Alamut

Ottoman Empire 

Mecca

Suez Canal

Cairo

jihad

Sharif Hussein bin Ali (Emir of Mecca)

Hashemites

Hejaz

Abdul Aziz Ibn Sa'ūd 

House of Saud

Riyadh

ABRIDGED 2010

The Arabists

Arab Revolt

T.E. Lawrence  "Lawrence of Arabia"

Sykes-Picot Agreement

Balfour Declaration

Political Zionism

Theodor Herzl

Palestine

Zionist Commission in Palestine

Chaim Weizman

San Remo Conference (1920)

Wahhabis  (Al-Wahhābīyya)  

Muhammad ibn Abd-al-Wahhab

Saud-Wahhab Alliance 1740

Saudi Arabia

Menachem Begin

Irgun

Che Guevara 

Felix Rodriguez

Sandinistas

Daniel Ortega

Bolen Amendment

Contras

Irangate or the Iran-Contra Affair

Carlos Marighella

The Mini-manual of Urban Guerrilla Warfare

Tupamaros

Uruguay 

Dan Mitrione

Munich Olympics 1972

Black September

PLO

PLFP

Dawson Field Hijacking

Leilla Khaled

Baader-Meinhof RAF

Red Brigades
(BR-Brigade Rosse)
 

IRA

FLQ

October Crisis 1970

Mujahedeen

ISI-- Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate
Pakistan

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar

Hizb-e Islam 

Taliban

Bin Laden 

al Qaeda

Neo-Taliban

Yuri Andropov

Konstantin Chernenko 

Michael Gorbachev 

Ronald Reagan 

Operation Urgent Fury

Lech Walesa 

Solidarnosc (Solidarity)

Pope John Paul II

Evil Empire Speech

Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars)

START

Glasnost

Perestroika

August 1991 Coup (August putsch)

Boris Yeltsin

Russian Republic

Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

Chechnya

Vladimir Putin

 LINK:  Ghaddafi speech to United Nations  September 23, 2009

"Wars of Liberation" - 1945 - 1985