Why did the US enter the Persian Gulf War?

Answer The small oil-rich country of Kuwait, historically part of the Ottoman Empire, was invaded by Iraq on August 2, 1990. Kuwaiti forces retreated to neighboring Saudi Arabia and appealed to the UN for... Read More »

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Why was the US involved in the Persian gulf War?

What was the US foreign policy during the Persian Gulf War?

The US Navy monitored the Persian Gulf during the Iran-Iraq War 1980-1988. The only casualties was when an Iraqi missile struck the USS Stark (Frigate) killing over 30 US Sailors, and nearly sinkin... Read More »

How many days did the 1991 Persian Gulf War last?

Operation Desert Storm, the first Persian Gulf War, launched on January 18, 1991. President George H.W. Bush called for a cease-fire on February 28, 1991. So, this war lasted 41 days, and it ended ... Read More »

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