This is Kuwait in 1990 Iraq invaded Kuwait for there oil and acess to the persian Gulf . The U.S helped Kuwait and it took them 6 weeks to win
Iraq 2003, U.S thougth that Saddam Hussain was hiding WMD's and helping Al,Queda. There whare no WMD's but killed Hussain.
Afghanistan 2001 The U.S disable the Taliban because we thought they were hiding Bin Laden. After lunching a series of attacks on the Taliban the Taliban was defeaded then the U.S helped form a new democratic governerment in Afghanistan. I took the U.S 10 years to find Bin Ladean.
regulate the prize of oil
OPEC is the organization of the petroleum exporting countries. A goup of countries who export oil to other countries. The purpose is to regulate the prize of oil. OPEC does this to create stability in the market.
petroleum exporting to other countrys.
Shiites and sunni muslumes who were often rivals were now forced to get along together in one country.
Great Britain and France desired immediate control over the area in order to control oil profits so they quickly drew up new borders.