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Trade and Environment Database Conflict Studies - Iran-Iraq War and Waterway Claims DLESE Reviewed Collection
Access to and control of the Shatt-al-Arab waterway has been an ongoing conflict between the countries of Iran and Iraq. This resource explores the major issues associated with this conflict; history, religion, navigation rights and trade.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Case study
Subject:
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-370
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
        • Natural resources
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Historical perspectives
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Human systems:
      • How forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth's surface
    • The uses of geography:
      • How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future
    • The world in spatial terms:
      • How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr James R Lee
American University - The School of International Service

Author: Brad Martsching
American University - The School of International Service