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Managing Peace And Security : Regional and international Conflict by Mind Map: Managing
Peace And
Security :
Regional and
international
Conflict
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Managing Peace And Security : Regional and international Conflict

Economic Problems in Iraq

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

After Iraq-Iran war,Iraq sufferedtremendously

Oil Production

Iraq trys to sell oil to clear its debt

Oil price fall due to over production by some countries.

OPEC put quotas, but kuwait ignored.

Dispute over territory

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

Iraq accused Kuwait of stealing oil from them

Kuwait insisted that they had only drilled from their side

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

Iraq tried claiming the two islands through force but failed and then tried to lease from Kuwait, Kuwait refused,failed to reach an agreement

History Enmity

Kuwait was granted independence while Iraq refused to recognise

Iraq tries to claim Kuwait and even sent their troops there

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

Iraq's official reaon

Misreading the position of the USA

Saddam Hussein's leadership