Gulf War

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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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The War Over Iraq erroneously claimed that the first Bush administration stopped short of regime change in the 1991 Iraq war because of our own vital interests.
The Government has has always denied that it exists, but now a senior Army doctor has reported that a former soldier fell ill after being given multiple inoculations before the 1991 Iraq war. And a coroner has ruled that an Army Major given a similar cocktail of jabs died because of his service in The Gulf.
(Violence in Turkey flared after the 1991 Iraq war and terrorists incidents in the country have increased threefold since the American-led invasion earlier this year, Cem said.