SS 11 – Int’l Conflicts

February 27, 2015

EasyBib – use this online resource to create your bibliography

Biography in Context

Gale Virtual Books
WebPath Express
World Book Advanced
World History in Context

CPI.Q. Periodical Index
CBC Digital Archives
Canadian Encyclopedia


CIA World Factbook


The Guardian

BBC Archives – “themed collections of radio and TV programmes, documents and photographs from as far back as the 1930s”

20th century – Eyewitness to History

–  chronological list of some major events in the world, each leading to more info

BBC Archives

– scroll down to “ERAS” and to “WAR AND CONFLICT” (at bottom)

Cuban Missile Crisis (1962: USA v USSR/Cuba)

Cuban Missile Crisis “This web site provides an audio file of President Kennedy’s speech”

Cuban Missile Crisis

“RealAudio files of recordings made in Kennedy’s Oval Office during the crisis, includes extensive notes on each recording”

Cuban Missile Crisis – Canadian Encyclopedia

Thirteen Days and History – Harvard University’s Belfer Center

Gulf War (1991: USA/UN v Iraq)

1991 Gulf War – CBC Archives

Gulf War – Frontline – PBS

Iraq War  

Iraq War: backgrounder issues

U.S.-Iraq War – University of Wisconsin – has links to various topics

War in Iraq –

War in Iraq – National Archives – list of annotated links

Korean War (1950-3: North v South Korea)

The Korean War

“Find information on U.S. forces as well as Special Operations information and insignia. An air war chronology is provided. Click on flags to read about United Nations and communist forces.”

The Korean War –

“Find out about the troop movement during major events of the Korean War including MacArthur’s amphibious invasion”

Rwanda Civil War (1994: UN)

Rwanda 1994 – Peace Pledge Union

Rwanda: how the genocide happened – BBC News

Rwanda: the wake of a genocide

Triumph of Evil – PBS

Somalia’s Civil War

Restoration of Hope

Tragedy in Somalia

UN Operation in  Somalia

Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan (1979)

Afghanistan and Russia

– chronological list of key events, background info, etc

Soviet Occupation of Afghanistan

Suez Canal

Lester Pearson and the Suez Canal Crisis

  • summary; key dates; chronology; video clips, etc

Suez Canal Crisis

  • CBC Learning – includes video clip and other resources

Suez Canal Crisis

“Analyze why the Soviet Union took Egypt’s side during the Suez Canal crisis”

Suez: end of an empire – “Fifty years after the Suez Crisis of 1956, the Times of London looks back at the conflict between four countries over the waterway, so crucial to transportation and trade throughout the world”

U.S. Invasion of Iraq

Forum on American Invasion of Iraq

Iraq: the human cost

Iraq war

Seven years in Iraq

War in Iraq

U.S.-NATO Invasion of Afghanistan

United States Invasion of Afghanistan – Ohio History Central

Vietnam War

About the Vietnam War – English Department from University of Illinois

Battlefied: Vietnam

– Brief history, timeline, guerrilla tactics, etc

Vietnam War – digital history

Yugoslavia Civil War (1991-99: Serbs v Bosnians v Croats)

Yugoslavian Civil War

– lecture notes from Michigan State University professor

Yugoslavia 1918-2003

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