Gulf War

(redirected from 1991 Persian Gulf War)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

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.
..... Click the link for more information.
; 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
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
'There was a tenfold improvement in situational awareness in Afghanistan." 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.S.
``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.
The worst of the ad downturn seems to be over, he said, suggesting the industry is better positioned to endure a conflict than it was during the 1991 Persian Gulf War -- a year when newspaper ad revenue sank 6%.
SPJ joined a coalition of 16 journalism groups in December to urge the Bush administration to abide by guidelines the Pentagon and media groups established after the 1991 Persian Gulf War if an invasion of Iraq occurs.
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.
As Don Huberts, chief executive officer of Shell Hydrogen, has noted: "The Stone Age did not end because we ran out of stones, and the oil age will not end because we run out of oil." Access to geographically concentrated petroleum has also influenced world wars, the 1991 Persian Gulf War, and relations between and among Western economies, the Middle East, and the developing world.
A mysterious and controversial illness said to afflict many veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf War may often stem from mood and anxiety disorders rather than wartime exposure to infectious agents or toxins, a new study finds.
EPACT was passed in the wake of the 1991 Persian Gulf War to conserve as well as increase the portion of energy supplied domestically.