Saddam Hussein was going to invade Kuwait to get the Persian gulf.The U.N did not want that to happen so they sent troops there because is Iran got the Persian gulf they would not get any oil from Kuwait.It was called operation desert storm.
OPEC is a group of countries who export oil and make oil the same price
.The US Great Britan, and Australia invaded Iraq and overthrew Saddam Hussein .We thought Saddam Hussein was hiding WMD s,and AL-queda helping him with the attack on 9/11.It was called operation Iraqi freedom.Then they found him hiding and they executed him.
US troops invaded Afghanistan
The league of nations gave France and great Britain control partitioning the ottoman territory.
Frace took control of syria,lebanon,algeria,morocco,and tunisia.the problems were created by land division have persisted in the middle east today