Operation Desert Storm was a conflict between Iraq and the U.S. Iraqi Leader Saddam Hussein wanted to take over Kuwait in part because of the oil but troops from the U.S. were sent in to attack. This was after they were told to leave but the didn't go. Millions died, but oil was spread and WMDS were destroyed after Saddam Hussein left. After WMDs were destroyed and Iraq had finally stopped.
OPEC( Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)
Founders of OPEC
Operation Iraqi Freedom was when the U.S. , Great Britain , and Australia invaded Iraq because they thought that Saddam Hussein was hiding WMDs and helping Al-Qaeda. Saddam Hussein's government collapsed.
Conflict after WWI in Middle East Asia ( Palestine and Israel)
The U.S. believed the Taliban was allowing Bin Laden and his followers to hide out in the mountains of Afghanistan. On October 7 of 2001 U.S. troops went in to destroy the Taliban. He caused 9/11 and in efforts to locate Bin Laden, the U.S failed and he went into hiding for the next ten years. The U.S. helped set a new democratic government.
Ottoman Empire after WWI
OPEC is a group of countries who export oil. The group is made up of mainly Middle eastern countries and there purpose is to regulate the price of oil, they wanted to created stability in the market. Today they have expanded to 13 member countries and are very successful .
After WWI Palestine was told to make room for Israel in their country. They fought over land , because of there desire for holy sites like Jerusalem. Israel began to gain more land and overpower Palestine.
Mostly Israel, small portion is Palestine
After WWI, the Ottoman Empire collapsed (after losing WWI) and was partioned into small countries, this created conflict between countries in the Midde East.