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PERSIAN GULF WAR The Facts…. PERSIAN GULF WAR- Operation Desert Storm COUNTRIES: Iraq vs. USA/United Nations (34 other allied nations) supporting Kuwait.

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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: 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

6 Video Clips Overview: 2:55 Desert Storm Overview: 1:45 e=relatedhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJGs2BDKq5g&featur e=related (1:45) ABC World News Tonight- Start of the Persian Gulf re=relatedhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOMRPia8NeM&featu re=related (7:24) George H. W. Bush start at 3:20


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