Gulf War

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Synonyms for Gulf War

a war fought between Iraq and a coalition led by the United States that freed Kuwait from Iraqi invaders

a dispute over control of the waterway between Iraq and Iran broke out into open fighting in 1980 and continued until 1988, when they accepted a UN cease-fire resolution

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The Road to Safwan: The 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry in the 1991 Persian Gulf War by Stephen A.
More than a decade after the 1991 Persian Gulf War, there is continued interest in the federal response to the health concerns of Gulf War veterans.
The star of vaudeville, Broadway, film and television entertained troops stationed overseas from World War II through the 1991 Persian Gulf War.
It had a generating capacity of about 9 million kilowatts before the 1991 Persian Gulf War, but its capacity fell to about 3 million kilowatts last summer following the collapse of Saddam Hussein's government, according to the UNDP.
has failed in its attempts to disarm Saddam Hussein; his regime maintains an undisclosed quantity of WMD following the aftermath of the 1991 Persian Gulf War.
Although it took 41 days before Iraq was defeated in the 1991 Persian Gulf war, it will take a much shorter span of time before the Iraq military is defeated this time in view of the advances in high technology used in the U.
The ground operation points to a Pentagon war plan that is shaping up to be dramatically different than the one carried out by the US and its allies in the 1991 Persian Gulf War,'' said Mr Jenkins.
double-dip recession will be worse than in the 1991 Persian Gulf War, it said.
The Bush administration's claim is that Iraq is trying to develop weapons of mass destruction and is refusing to allow international inspectors to find and destroy them, as Iraq agreed to do after the 1991 Persian Gulf War.
Father-of-two Speicher was the first American pilot shot down in the 1991 Persian Gulf war, and the only one whose fate remains unknown.
An IATA spokesman said the decline in the annual air traffic volume was the first since the 1991 Persian Gulf war.
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The calculations show the following percentage burdens: 1991 Persian Gulf War 0.
Fallon became a naval pilot in 1967 and had combat experience in the Vietnam War and the 1991 Persian Gulf War.