Gulf War

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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.
Ties between the two countries had been strained especially since the 1991 Persian Gulf War in which Sudan supported Iraq's invasion of Kuwait.
Such wounds can occur in laboratories and in the nuclear power industry, and have been reported in the 1991 Persian Gulf War. This presents a model for assessment, dosimetry, and treatment, starting with background information on skin biology, the etiology of radionuclide-contaminated wounds, and generic models for radiocuclides in wounds.
The Road to Safwan: The 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry in the 1991 Persian Gulf War. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2007.
He oversaw Operation Desert Storm in the 1991 Persian Gulf War.
security operations in the war on terrorism, that supplied troops to the U.S.-led coalition during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, and that sends humanitarian aid to Iraq.
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. Yetiv's conclusion is that luck and George H.
These concerns might have possibly been overcome by including an analysis of the Korean or Vietnam wars--two cases found in the appendix--or perhaps an even more contemporary conflict like the 1991 Persian Gulf war. Despite these limitations, serious students of interstate warfare will find this work a useful entry into the question of why wars widen.
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." But 10 years later, in response to 9/11, Japan moved swiftly to back U.S.