Global War ConflictsHISTORY THAT DETERMINES OUR PLACES
War on Terror
The War on Terror started in October 7, 2001 and is ongoing. This war was a military campaign launched by the George Bush Administration in response to the al-Qaida 9/11 terrorists attack.
The effects was that the War on Terror added $2 trillion to the U.S debt to the $19 trillion. The other effect was that they used $1 billion towards defense that created 8,555 jobs and added $565 million to the economy.
From the harm, 4,488 U.S soldiers were killed and 32,336 were wounded.
The Arab-Israeli War began in May 15, 1948 and ended in March 1, 1949. The war was between Arab countries and Israel. It took place in Israel, Palestine, Mandatory Palestine, and the Sinai Peninsula.
This all started because Jews in Israel thought Israel was promised to them by God and U.N.G.A. Arab countries thought Israel was promised to them by Britain.
The impact it has still today is that there is absence of peace.
Russian Civil War
The war started October 1917-October 1922. Russian Civil War's causes were that The Red Army (Bolsheviks) wanted to start communism when the White Army(who opposed communists) didn't.
The impact this war made was that eventually it made Russia a communist country, which came to the conclusion of backing out of WWI. But as WWII came around, Russia made a pact with Hitler but eventually Hitler turned his back on them.
The Korean conflict was between North Korea and South Korea, it began in June 25, 1950 and ended in July 24, 1953. This officially began after North Korea crossed the 38th parallel with 75,000 soldiers and invaded South Korea to impose communism.
During the Korean War South Korea was supported by the United States, Great Britain, and the United Nation (who supported democracy and opposed communism) and North Korea was supported by Soviet Union and the People’s Republic of China (communist countries).
The U.S. spent around $67 billion on the war and sent about 90% of their troops to Korea.
Persian Gulf War
The war started in August 2, 1990 and ended in February 28, 1991. It began with the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in August 1990. The reason is started was because Iraq accused Kuwait of stealing Iraqi petroleum through slant drilling.