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Title: PERSIAN GULF WAR


1
PERSIAN GULF WAR
  • The Facts

2
PERSIAN GULF WAR-Operation Desert Storm
  • COUNTRIES Iraq vs. USA/United Nations
  • (34 other allied nations) supporting Kuwait.
  • LEADERS
  • Saddam Hussein vs. President George H. W. Bush
    (Sr.)

3
  • TIME PERIOD 1990-91
  • LOCATION Iraq invades Kuwait, US and other UN
    forces invade through the Persian Gulf

4
  • CAUSES
  • Saddam Hussein claims to own oil rich land in
    Kuwait.
  • Iraq invaded Kuwait and claimed land and oil.
  • UN and US coalition entered to protect Kuwait.

5
OUTCOME OF WAR
  • UN and US force Iraqi troops to withdrawal from
    Kuwait- It took 100 hours for coalition to WIN
  • Iraq must get rid of biological weapons and
    remove ALL nuclear producing facilities
  • Freedom in Kuwait
  • Trade embargo with Iraq

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Video Clips
  • Overview 255 http//www.youtube.com/watch?vsIl
    GF948aDU
  • Desert Storm- 1991 Overview 145
  • http//www.youtube.com/watch?vtJGs2BDKq5gfeatur
    erelated (145)
  • ABC World News Tonight- Start of the Persian Gulf
  • http//www.youtube.com/watch?vXOMRPia8NeMfeatur
    erelated (724)
  • George H. W. Bush start at 320
    http//www.youtube.com/watch?vhA2jitVn21Q
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