Essay On Similarities Between East Asia And The Middle East

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East Asia and the Middle East had numerous comparable aspects relating directly to the effects of World War II. Some similarities of the effects of World War II would include environmental effects, spread of new technologies, decolonization/independence, and finally the immense loss of life. Some differences between East Asia and the Middle East consist of economical effects, the Korean War and the Cold War. These effects directly relate to the Second World War’s impact upon East Asia and the Middle East.
The environment was devastated during the Second World War. Leaving the aftermath of the war to have a brutal effect upon the environment. In East Asia, Japan suffered mass devastation due to immense bombing. The atomic bomb, which essentially
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In East Asia, Japan lost a mass amount of life due to colossal bombing. Nuclear bombing played a sizeable role in the aftermath of the war due to its effect. The radiation of the bomb killed great amounts of people after the war was ended. Loss of life was relevant in the Middle East also. The Middle East Theatre was a large battlefront, which devastated human life in areas such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Turkey. Both East Asia and the Middle East suffered losses in human life, which were caused by the aftermath of the Second World …show more content…
World War II left a plethora of economies in shambles. In East Asia, China’s economy collapsed due to the Japanese bombing during World War Two. Furthermore, Japan’s economy entered a long rehabilitation period in which was needed due to U.S. bombing. While on the other hand, in the Middle East oil played a large role in the recovery of their economies. Countries such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Libya contained oil, which allowed them to become the main producers in the oil based trade market. Economies in areas that contained oil sparked. Eventually, these areas with successful economies spread to the outskirts of the regions. This allowed for the Middle East’s economy to thrive on oil. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was then created which allowed for these countries to make more profit and further expand their customers. World War II caused a differing variation in economies between East Asia and the Middle East.
World War II led to imperial powers to intervene with regions in the Middle East and South Asia. In East Asia, the Soviet Union controlled the northern side of Korea, while the United Sates controlled the southern side. This led to a disagreement upon countrywide elections. This disagreement led the Korean War. The Korean War was a direct effect of the Second World War due to imperial powers such as

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