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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As the first major web-based government program, GTN was developed in response to supply chain complications during operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
In Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Colonel Jackson served as division chemical officer for the 82d Airborne Division.
Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM and, most recently, ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM, have tested the desert war operations capability of our fighter, bomber, and intelligence wings.
More than a decade after the successful campaign to oust Iraqi invaders from Kuwait, Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm have largely receded from public and military memory.
Since Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in 1990 and 1991 significant changes in business operations and advances in technology, especially in communications with the advent of e-mail and satellite imaging, have occurred.
The sultanate has emerged as a key, but largely silent, player in Operation Enduring Freedom, much as it was during the previous Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
Obviously, the editors have selected a majority of essays dealing with the American military campaign against Iraq during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm from August 1990 to March 1991.
forces in the Persian Gulf during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, considerable U.S.
In the case of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, there was no plan!
As for Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, which are commonly regarded as the central achievements not just of Bush's foreign policy but also of his presidency, the authors fail to critically examine the assumptions on which the policies that led to the war were based.
The program has been named Operation Desert Share--bringing Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm to a noble-sounding conclusion.

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