The Causes And Consequences Of Iraq-Kuwait War

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Subject: History Title: The causes and consequences of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. RQ: What was the biggest effect of Iraq-Kuwait war on the Iraqi population? Thesis: the biggest effect of Iraq-Kuwait war were the economic sanctions and the hardships of Iraqi population. Abstract: Because Iraq's economy deteriorated, many people died. The US and other countries did not help for the second time (Iraq - Kuwait war). After the war, Iraq was forced to get out from Kuwait. The UN imposed sanctions on the 6th of August 1990 because Iraq invaded Kuwait. Iraq was ordered to withdraw but it refused. Then the war followed and continued for 42 days and Iraq had to pull out of Kuwait. The sanctions continued were until 2003. In the mid-1990s the UN allowed the Iraqi government to sell oil to buy food and medicine and supply it to the people. However, the people continued to suffer because the oil for food and medicine program was not efficient. The Iraqi government used to say that that money was not enough. It asked the UN to end the sanctions. The UN said Iraq had enough money but it was not buying food and…show more content…
Iraq and Iran had a long time of conflict and the war was ideological problem of religious, ethnic schism, border disputes, and political differences between the Sunni Muslim Iraqi government and the mainly Shiite Muslim Iraqi population and the Shiite religious government of Iran. Before the war there was the Iranian revolution in 1979, Iranian government was ruled by shah or kingdom and then after that it become republic and Khomeini came in charge and it became very religious, Iranians wanted to spirit the revolution in Iraq and over thrown Iraqi government (Saddam hessian), because the Iraqi population was Shiite Muslim and Iranian religious was Shiite too, so the majority was for Shiite Muslim. Saddam sow them as a thread and he said that I must attack them before they
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