Lesson Title: 

The Iraq Crisis and Oil Strategy

Many people believe that oil is one of the major factors that pushed America to oust the regime of Saddam. The topic of this text is Saddam's attempt to use oil as a weapon against America and the West. The text also focuses on America's strategy for Iraq's oil to change the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) policy on oil production and price control.


  • Kurdish, Sorani


  • Economics/Politics

ILR Level: 

  • 2+/3

ACTFL Proficiency: 

  • Superior, Advanced-High
  • This ACTFL rating is an approximation based on the ILR level


  • Reading

Learning Objective: 

  • Maintenance & Improvement

Subject Area: 

  • Language

Material Type: 

  • Learning Object

Publication Year: 




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