Managing Peace And Security : Regional and international Conflict

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1. Economic Problems in Iraq

1.1. -loss of lives -economy in ruins -owe other countries money

1.2. After Iraq-Iran war,Iraq sufferedtremendously

2. Oil Production

2.1. Iraq trys to sell oil to clear its debt

2.2. Oil price fall due to over production by some countries.

2.3. OPEC put quotas, but kuwait ignored.

3. Dispute over territory

3.1. Unclearly-defined borders created problems. Both countries sharing the Rumaila oilfield

3.1.1. Iraq accused Kuwait of stealing oil from them

3.1.2. Kuwait insisted that they had only drilled from their side

3.2. Iraq was unhappy over kuwait's ownership of two islands , Bubiyan and Warba as it block off Iraq's access to the Gulf and affect Iraq's oil production

3.2.1. Iraq tried claiming the two islands through force but failed and then tried to lease from Kuwait

3.2.1.1. Kuwait refused,failed to reach an agreement

4. History Enmity

4.1. Kuwait was granted independence while Iraq refused to recognise

4.1.1. Iraq tries to claim Kuwait and even sent their troops there

4.1.2. Gave up the claim on Kuwait due to pressure by Arab nations and a large some of money given by Kuwait

5. Iraq's official reaon

6. Misreading the position of the USA

7. Saddam Hussein's leadership