What countries were under western influence after World War 2?
Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, France, West Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Albania, Spain, Portugal, Greece, and Turkey.
Western Europe. Eastern Europe is used to denote those countries that fell under the influence, or were part of the Soviet Union after the second world war. Finland managed to keep its independence, and is thus considered part of western Europe. Though i would like to note that the boundaries of eastern and western Europe have started to fade. Finland is in Western Europe, it is a border country of Eastern and Western.
Korea was divided into Soviet and American occupied zones in 1945, following the end of World War II. With the north under soviet socialist influence and the south under capitalist western influence there became a division between the two that has yet to be resolved remaining NK under socialism and SK under capitalism.
Was much of the Islamic world under the colonial domination of western countries in the 18th and 19th centuries?
much, western countries, and colonial domination are subject to personal opinion. In the strictest interpretation of much being 90%, western countries meaning Europe and America, and colonial domination meaning colonized and governed the answer is no. If the standards are lowered to much being any, western countries meaning any not in Asia, and colonial domination meaning influencing greedy sheiks then the answer becomes yes.
What were some of the natural resources of the Muslim countries that came under western domination in the 17th and 18th centuries?
Well, after the World War 2 there was primarily 3 blocks of nations. First world countries like American and other western countries which withheld Democratic stand point, Second world countries like the Eastern Europe and Russia with Communistic principles and the third world countries which were neutral. But today the phrase third world countries often imply under developed or developing countries.