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K U R D S C O N F L I C T
OPEC stands for Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. It's members include Venezuela, Iran, and more. Their purpose s to regulate the price and amount of oil so it'll create stability in the oil market. It has improved the economy and prevented many conflicts. It was estalished 1960, due to the amount of oil being greater than the demand.
O P E R A T I O N D E S E R T S T O R M
The Ottoman Empire was a big and ruthless empire and was known for their desire of land. Yet, after World War I, the empire collapsed. It was then partitioned by the British and French. They guided many middle east countries. But due to the lack of attention, they created land disputes when religious groups where together and ethnic apart.
O P E R A T I O N I R A Q I F R E E D O M
One of those ethnic groups were the Kurdish . Although it had a large population, they did no receive their own land. Kurdish flee to countries like Turkey, Iran, Syria and Iraq. Saddam Hussein had actually even tried to get rid of the Kurdish in Iraq and they are currently in a civil war in Syria.