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Videos: Chapter Seven

July 11, 2011

This post contains video materials for chapter seven, which deals with the most critical issues in modern global politics.

Kenneth Waltz and Scott Sagan debate the implications of Iran’s effort to acquire nuclear weapons and on nuclear proliferation more generally.

US Ambassador Susan Burke on the issue of nuclear proliferation.

North Korea and Nuclear Proliferation (six parts).

Robert Gates on China’s military power.

China and the United States: Partner or Rival?

China’s territorial claims.

The 1948 Arab-Israeli War.

The 1967 Six Day War (six parts).

The 1973 Yom Kippur War (four parts).

Anwar Sadat visits Israel, 1977.

Lessons of Camp David, 2000, the peace that almost was.

A suicide bomber who is thwarted.

A 14-year old suicide bomber.

What is Hamas?

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh condemns the killing of Osama bin Laden.

Hezbollah warns Israel on the anniversary of the 2006 war.

Iran: From Shah to Ayatollah Khomeini.

The Iranian hostage crisis recalled.

The end of the Iranian hostage crisis.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad discusses the Holocaust.

Ahmadinejad parody (link).

The Persian Gulf War, 1990-91.

Former US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice discusses the decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003.

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair discusses the decision to go to war in Iran in 2003.

Saddam Hussein’s last public appearance before the 2003 invasion.

The capture of Saddam Hussein.

Saddam Hussein’s Hanging.

The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the Afghan resistance.

NATO’s war in Afghanistan (two parts).

American strategy in Afghanistan, a critique.

From Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden “declares war” on the United States.

9/11 (four parts).

Al Qaeda in Pakistan.

The death of Osama bin Laden.

The Arab awakening: revolution in Egypt, 2011.

NATO’s intervention in Libya, 2011.

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