The Acts of the Democracies

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USA and Iraq

The leader of Iraq, Abdul Karim Kassem, helps found the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). This organisation challenges Western oil companies which maintain economic control of the marketing of Arab oil.

The USA CIA plans and attempts to assassinate Kassem at the same time destabilising Iraq by funding the minority Kurdish population.

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