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  • Kuwait A Coalition
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    I. Introduction - Why did a coalition of over 30 nations find it was necessary to go to war to help Kuwait after it was invaded by Iraq How did the coalition defeat the Iraqis And although the coalition won there were many consequences to face when the war ended. II. Reasons for war a. Saddam Hussein b. Iraqs Economic Crisis c. Oil d. Disputes over Boundary. Forming of the Coalition a. Nations joining the Coalition b. Coalition Strategy c. Iraqi Strategy IV. Military Operations V. Consequences a...
  • Oil Prices
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    Iraq war: the spiral ling effects on world economy In the next few weeks, the struggling global economy may be put to the test if Washington chooses to invade Iraq. There are many risks involved in bombing Baghdad, the most important being a spike in oil prices. With oil prices already over $30 a barrel, the increased pressure has been put on the global economy as more money is spent on importing oil. Should the United States attack Iraq, there is a real possibility that the Middle East oil ship...
  • Oil Slick In The Persian Gulf
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    The Gulf War On the 2nd of August 1990, Iraq invaded Kuwait. Millions of trees, wildlife, marine life, humans and the environment in general, were destroyed. This invasion, was called the GULF WAR. The social, environmental and economic impacts will be felt for years. The Gulf War was a major environmental disaster. Wildlife and their habitat was destroyed both in Iraq and Kuwait. Grass, soil and trees were destroyed by bombing, oily particles (which was from the numerous fires, resulting in acr...
  • Television To Iraq
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    INTRODUCTION The birth of the television was originally introduced here, in the United States. The impact of this new technology was not only evident here in the US, but in other countries as well. In Iraq, television caused immediate changes, which in turn caused adjustments in everyday living. The benefits and negative impacts varied, but overall as in most other countries, television shapes the images and views of everything that is broadcast ed. Television currently has taken the place of pa...
  • War With Iraq In 1990
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    The war with Iraq began about fifteen years ago. Still to this day people are torn between going to war and trying to keep peace with Iraq. Back when the United States first had a problem with Iraq was when they invaded Kuwait in 1990, and refused to leave. Their were three main causes that made Iraq invade Kuwait. The Iraqi leaders have always considered Kuwait to be part of Iraq because of the way it used to be a long time ago. Second, the country of Kuwait is full of oil. I am sure that was t...
  • Iraq's Oil
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    Mesopotamia, whose territory was roughly equivalent to that of modern Iraq, fell to the Ottoman Turks in the 16th century and remained part of the Ottoman Empire until a British invasion during World War One. As a method for ensuring the success of the uprising against the Ottoman Turks, the British supported the national independence movement within Iraq. However, in 1920 the Treaty of S'e vres established Iraq as a mandate of the League of Nations under British administration. The delay in att...
  • Source One Of The Islamic Fundamentalist
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    Glen Gemeniano COM 100 12-1-98 Persuasive rebuttal speech I am refuting my previous speech where I tried to persuade you that the United States didn't need to take military action against Iraq, because by doing so we would be imposing our value system upon them. I felt I needed to refute my previous speech, because It is important to understand the whole situation before drawing a conclusion. In's speech he introduced the issue of terrorism. In his speech he argued that the Iraqi crisis wasn't a...
  • Iraqi Oil
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    It is easy to see why DWI would like to consider Iraqi oil reserves for its exploration, drilling, refining, and transport. Iraq has become a popular country for there oil. Over the past decade since the 1991 Gulf War, many companies from over 12 countries have been signing deals to develop the Iraqi oil reserves, as part of the limited United Nations 'Oil-for-Food' program. Many of these companies were from Russia and France, and both countries keep their Iraqi oil concessions for financial rea...
  • Euros As Their Oil Transaction Currency Standard
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    Although completely unreported by the U.S. media and government, the answer to the Iraq enigma is simple yet shocking -- it is in large part an oil currency war. One of the core reasons for this upcoming war is this administration's goal of preventing further Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) momentum towards the euro as an oil transaction currency standard. However, in order to pre-empty OPEC, they need to gain geo-strategic control of Iraq along with its 2nd largest prov...
  • Privatizations Of Iraq's Oil Sectors
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    In April of 1920, Allied Nations coming out of World War I met at the San Remo Peace Conference. It was here that a mandate involving France's desire to hold Syria and Lebanon and Great Britain's desire to hold the lands of Palestine, Transjordan, and Mesopotamia was born. Britain's holdings were renamed Iraq, which was created out of the Ottoman provinces of Baghdad, Mosul, and Basra. In October of 1932, Iraq gained formal independence under Fays al I and through the League of Nations becoming ...
  • Combined Oil Resources In Iraq And Kuwait
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    The Causes of the Persian Gulf War "Two dozen U.S. and British aircraft's bombed five radar and other anti-aircraft sites around Baghdad with guided missiles yesterday in the first major military action of the Bush administration. It was the largest airstrike against Iraq in two years and hit sites near the Iraqi capital, a significant departure from the low-key enforcement of no-fly zones in the country's south and north. The U.S. -led alliance declared the zones off-limits to Iraqi aircraft's ...
  • Oil From The Caspian Sea Region
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    1. Turkey spans two continents, linking Europe and Asia across the narrow straits ofthe Bosporus and the Dardanelles. European Turkey to the north of the Sea of Marmara shares borders with Bulgaria and Greece. Asian Turkey) is larger in area and borders Syria and Iraq to the south and southeast, Iran and Armenia to the east, and Georgia tothe northeast. It also borders to Black Sea to the north, the Aegean to the west and the Mediterranean to the south. The European part of Turkey is characteriz...
  • War For Oil
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    We " ve all heard it before. Every time the possibility arises that the United States might intervene in the Middle East, out come the old slogans. "No blood for OIL!"Stop the OIL war!"Don't fight for Exxon!" We heard it during the Cold War. We heard it during the Gulf War. And of course there has been no shortage of such expressions in recent weeks, as the chances of war against Iraq seem to increase daily. As one who thinks war with Iraq would be justified, and might even be necessary, I've gi...
  • Will An Occupation Of Iraq
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    It is not the American policy to be the aggressors. We should not be the aggressors. How is this going to prevent future terrorist attacks? The Bush administration is only provoking future terrorists to be born around the globe. Eliminating Saddam Hussein is not the answer to end terrorism but just a reason to fuel Anti-American resentment. We will have the terrible reputation of worldwide "bullies". Who has more to gain from all of this? It is US. We will have a growth in our economy from the o...
  • Democracy To The Middle East
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    PHL 212 Current Events 11/20/03 The ongoing war with Iraq has put a huge dent financially, physically, and emotionally on the people of the United States. President George Bush's intentions are to put an end to terrorism and introduce democracy to the Middle East. Bush signed a bill for 87.5 billion dollars supporting the so-called, "Operation Iraqi Freedom" which will aid in the rebuilding of Iraq and parts of Afghanistan. It is, however, quite obvious that the soldiers out there are not living...
  • Iran And Iraq Over An Oil Field
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    The Gulf War started between Iran and Iraq over an oil field. There was one field that was sitting right in the middle of Iran and Iraq. They both made and agreement that each would only take so much oil from the field at one time. Things were going well, but then Iraq claimed that Iran was taking more than its fair share of oil. Iran stiffly rejected the accusations. Iraq then gave Iran an agreement saying basically if you do not agree to our terms we will declare war. The agreements that Iraq ...
  • People In Iraq
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    According to people in Iraq and even the U. S the real reason for war wasn't weapons of mass destruction it was much more than that. First of all there hasn't been any weapons of mass destruction found in Iraq which was the main reason for why the U. S declared war and particularly invaded them. Terrorism is another reason that the Bush administration gave to go to war but instead of eliminating it they made it worse. North Korea for example may have nuclear weapons, it expelled the U. N inspect...
  • Iraq's Oil
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    This paper is about my beliefs and opinions about the United States involvement in Iraq. After the end of The Gulf War in 1991, the United States kept up a low-level but deadly conflict. They declared that their goal was to end the dictatorship of Saddam Hussein (their former ally). Iraq has the world's second largest proven oil reserves. The United States had the first largest proven oil reserves. Because the price to pay the middle eastern children or adult workers to produce the oil is so muc...
  • Iraq's Oil Fields
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    An informed person is harder to control. What is the crisis? Iraq has always been a key player in the Middle East oil market, and was the original source of Middle Eastern oil. A 1947 planning document entitled "United States Petroleum Policy" states: the US should seek the "removal or modification of existent barriers to the expansion of American foreign oil operations" and to. ".. promote... the entry of additional American firms into all phases of foreign oil operations". Until the mid-1950's...
  • Poor Iraq People
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    Saddam Hussein played "a big game" with political representatives of the whole world and George Bush S. for a long time. This led to a war of the Persian Gulf. After the first round the score was 1: 0 for the world and the USA. But nothing could knock down Saddam. His people suffered every day with hunger, poverty and diseases intensified by restrictions imposed on Iraq. But Saddam still stayed on. All the time he laughed at UN Commissioners trying to monitor the situation especially of weapons....

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