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Gulf War:

see Persian Gulf WarPersian Gulf Wars,
two conflicts involving Iraq and U.S.-led coalitions in the late 20th and early 21st cent.

The

First Persian Gulf War, also known as the Gulf War, Jan.–Feb.
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; Iran-Iraq WarIran-Iraq War,
1980–88, protracted military conflict between Iran and Iraq. It officially began on Sept. 22, 1980, with an Iraqi land and air invasion of western Iran, although Iraqi spokespersons maintained that Iran had been engaging in artillery attacks on Iraqi towns
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And most importantly, the 1990 Gulf War debate re-opened old wounds--and taught the party some misguided lessons.
Yesterday, about 150 Americans used as "human shields" by Saddam in the 1990 Gulf War sued Iraq for tens of millions of dollars.
Four months before the 1990 Gulf War, two Republican senators visited Baghdad and reassured Saddam Hussein that Voice of America broadcasts criticizing the regime's human rights record did not necessarily reflect U.
Crude oil futures climbed above $30 a barrel on Monday in New York for the first time since the 1990 Gulf War.
Satellite TV made its initial impact during the 1990 Gulf War with CNN (linked with CNE -- Cable Network Egypt).
Marine Corps tactical command and control systems following the 1990 Gulf War.
VIP guests will include General Sir Peter de la Billiere, former director of the SAS and Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the 1990 Gulf War, and Lt Gen Tim Evans, Commander of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps.
Full details of the two-day programme have now been announced, with VIP guests set to include General Sir Peter de la Billiere, former director of the SAS and Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the 1990 Gulf War, and Lieutenant General Tim Evans, Commander of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps.
Using similar US military operations in the Balkans, Afghanistan, and the 1990 Gulf War, the Congressional Budget Office had estimated the cost of the Iraq war to be $9 billion a month in addition to the cost of deploying troops in the Gulf region estimated to be $13 billion.
His 22 years as an engineer in the Army - he left after the 1990 Gulf War - taught him his way around workshops and machinery plants.
Millions of trees in the Foa peninsula--Iraqis claim that the area harboured the world's largest date plantation--were either burned, bombed or felled by exploding munitions during the see-saw battles of the 1980-88 Iran/Iraq war and the follow-up 1990 Gulf War.