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    Throughout the years there have been countless wars, leaving behind many casualties. The causes of these wars all vary, whether it is monetary gain, dominance and power, or control of resources. Regardless of the cause, the result of a war may end on a good note like it did for Kuwait in The First Gulf War of 1990. The Gulf War of 1990 provides, in large amount, an important piece of historical context for the 20th century. While the war was gruesome, the historical importance behind it has left a mark on all the surviving soldiers who fought in the war. The United States and its allies helped Kuwait defeat Iraq and its leader, Saddam Hussein. Hussein fails to gain dominance when the United States and surrounding neighbors join the fight, causing thousands of casualties and becoming a historic war in the 20th century. Having Iraq and Kuwait go to war was something nobody would have expected. There were many causes to this grisly war ranging from, financial debt to the fight over oil. From September 1980 through to August 1988, Iran and Iraq were at war with each other. Like any other war, both sides had allies that helped them along the way. One of Iraq’s allies was Kuwait. Kuwait financially supported Iraq during the war which…

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    The Gulf War caused a great deal of instability in the Middle East due to Saddam Hussein's lost of power during the Gulf War which weaken him greatly which directly led to his fall during the Iraq War. This lead to the creation of many Jihadi groups such as ISIS, Al Qaeda, and the Taliban who reign using terrorist tactics to exert absolute dominance in the Middle East. These terrorist organization caused a great deal of instability in the Middle East today that could’ve been avoided if Saddam…

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    In 1990, within the Gulf region, political, social and economic tensions were high due to the differing islamic denominations in neighboring nations. By far the largest of these denominations of Islam was Sunni and Shi’a. Differing theological beliefs had created a volatile geopolitical landscape between Iraq and Kuwait. When Iraq came under a new regime and traditional beliefs had become increasingly common, a distaste for the largely Shi’a Kuwait developed, leading to the invasion of Kuwait.…

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    An Introduction The Second Persian Gulf War, more commonly referred to as the Iraq War, was an extensively long-lasting international armed conflict that found its beginnings on March 20th, 2003, spurred by an invasion carried out by a United States-led coalition with the aims of overthrowing the Iraqi government of Saddam Hussein. The conflict consisted of two phases: a brief, conventionally fought war that had taken place throughout the duration of March 2003 to April 2003, as well as the far…

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    The Persian Gulf War began on August 2nd, 1990 when Iraq invaded Kuwait. Iraq ended up against a coalition of about 30 Nations, led by the United States and mandated by the United Nations to liberate Kuwait. The invasion was met with immediate economic sanctions by the United Nations against Iraq. The war progressed, and eventually Iraq was defeated. My uncle, Mark Sunderland, served in the Persian Gulf War. He served for 21 years in the Air Force and retired as a Master Sergeant. Also, Shelly…

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    The Gulf War, also called The Persian War, was in the frontlines of America’s news from the beginning of the war until the very end. This war took place 2 August 1990-28 February 1991. This war was fought between Iraq and 39 other nations including The United States, Great Britain, Egypt, France, and Saudi Arabia. This war lasted 6 months, 3 weeks, and 5 days. The Gulf War was fought in multiple different countries including Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Israel. This war was fought to…

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    only country affected. The invasion created a global conflict, which lasts to this day. Many people thought that wars are a thing of the past and there is no place for them in the modern society of the 20th society. Were those war necessary? Would the Middle East would resolve their problems on their own, without the interference from the United States and United Nation? When no one knows what it is about, it is probably about money. In the case of the Gulf War, money and oil were main…

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    Gulf War Influence on American Patriotism The early 1990s was a time of economic prosperity for America. During the Gulf War, which lasted form 1990-1991, America earned a small profit due to the fact that the United Kingdom, an ally of the United States during the war, paid for most of the war expenditures while the war was occurring. With little money being put towards the war and American exports being high, America progressed economically during the Gulf War. The help of the United…

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    The Gulf War of 1991, and the Iraq War of 2003 are two completely separate wars. Different objectives, and situations comprised these conflicts. Both conflicts had different goals. During the Gulf War of 1991, President Bush gave clear indication that the objective of Coalition forces was to evict Iraqi troops from Kuwait. No regime change was sought by the UN, NATO, or other partners. While rebellion in Iraq was encouraged (Text Pgs. 271-272), the Allies took no part in that fight. The war in…

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    The Gulf War What was the Gulf War? Why was it important? Why was the U.S. apart of it? All of these questions will be answered throughout this paper, so just sit back and enjoy as you read a part of our history, and how Don Snow was during this time, and what he learned. The gulf war was split into two part. Desert Shield was the before war. Desert Storm was the actual war. I had asked Don Snow what the difference between Desert Shield and Desert storm was and he said, “Desert…

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