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Showing Grade 11, Unit 9m, Middle East Policy
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Management and Mismanagement of Diversity

http://www.hf-fak.uib.no/smi/paj/Ibrahim.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This report discusses nationalism, resulting from internal ethnic issues, as a cause of most of the world conflicts since 1988. Although the focus is on the conflict in the Middle East, it offers a good explanation of issues surrounding nationalism. Standards 10.9.6 and 11.9.6

Comments: A good research tool.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2048

Mideast Struggle for Peace

http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2003/mideast/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This CNN web site provides a brief historical background on the issues underlying conflict and the attempts to find peace in the Middle East during the last century. Standard 10.10.3 and 11.9.6

Comments: This up-to-the-minute information will be useful for classroom discussion of these complex issues.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2170

Operation Desert Storm

http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB39/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This National Security Archive from George Washing University can be searched and has a lot of information about the Gulf War. There are links to intelligence, military and other sites. Standards 11.9.6 and 12.7.8 civics

Comments: A good site for students to begin research into the military aspects of the Persian Gulf War.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2366

Press Release Announcing U.S. Recognition of Israel (1948)

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=83

Rating: 2, High!

Description: At midnight on May 14, 1948, the Provisional Government of Israel proclaimed a new State of Israel. On that same date, the United States, in the person of President Truman, recognized the provisional Jewish government as de facto authority of the Jewish state (de jure recognition was extended on January 31, 1949). Here is notonly the document but the social and political background to the recognition of Israel as a Jewish state. Standards 10.9.6 and 11.9.6

Comments: This Our Documents site has a facsimile of the original document, a transcription of it, and background information to help the reader put the document in context.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2519

Project for the New American Century

http://www.newamericancentury.org/statementofprinciples.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a statement of foreign policy principles offering a vision of the best role for America in the world. Written in 1997, the sixteen signers of this document include Donald Rumsfeld, Richard Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, and Elliot Abrams. Standard 11.9.6

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2539

Television News Archive

http://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn how the Gulf War was reported by visiting this well-organized, comprehensive site done by Vanderbuilt University. Standard 11.9.6 and 12.8.3 civics

Comments: This page is an excellent source of information on the Persian Gulf War since histories have not yet been written.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2938

The Gulf War

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/gulf/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is an online account of the Gulf War, produced by the Frontline Public Television program. It includes many interviews (recordings and texts) with leaders and participants, plus a chronology of the war and maps. Standard 11.9.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3024

U.S. and the Search for Peace in the Middle East

http://www.usembassy-israel.org.il/publish/peace/peace1.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a collection of documents and photos of the U.S. involvement in the Middle East peace process. The archives go back to the late 1990s but the main part of the site refers to work under President GW Bush. Standard 11.9.6

Comments: Part of a larger collection of Middle East resources provided by the U.S. Information Service.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3241

U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs

http://www.state.gov/www/regions/nea/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has policy statements, background notes, maps, and speeches on the Middle East. Standard 11.9.6 and 12.7.8 civics

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3249

George Bush, Address to the Nation Announcing Allied Military Action in the Persian Gulf (1991)

http://www.ushistoryplace.com/documents/Military_2_28.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is the text of George Bush's 1991 televized speech announcing that the U.S. was sending troups to Iraq after the invasion of Kuwait. Standards 11.9.6 and 12.7.8 civics

Comments: This is part of the Longman American History site.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1351

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