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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428 pages in length, When Freedom Called: At The Front and Home Front in the Gulf War is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the 1991 Persian Gulf War military history category.
The 1991 Persian Gulf War has always held an element of attraction for me.
The perspectives--the rational actor model, cognition, domestic politics, groupthink, and government politics--are evaluated using evidence from August to November 1990 leading to the 1991 Persian Gulf War.
The Japanese government's decision to dispatch SDF troops, even at the cost of facing domestic criticism over concerns that the move violates the war-renouncing Constitution, came after its bitter memories of being neglected internationally for not dispatching personnel and only contributing money during the 1991 Persian Gulf War.
What the Duelfer report confirms is that Iraq had destroyed its stockpiles of weapons shortly after the 1991 Persian Gulf War and had been prevented by the grueling sanctions of the following decade from reconstituting any of the programs to manufacture them.
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.
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.
As a 1991 Persian Gulf War veteran, I witnessed French support firsthand.
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.
When Japan finally acted during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, its contribution of$13 billion to help underwrite the war effort was widely derided as "too little, too late.
compared to the 1991 Persian Gulf War, Kresa noted.
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.