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Iraqi invasion of Kuwait

Iraqi invasion of Kuwait

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Published by International Education and Communications Group in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iraq-Kuwait Crisis, 1990-1991.,
  • Hostages -- Iraq -- History.,
  • Hostages -- United States -- History.,
  • Hostages -- Kuwait -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Richard P. Stevens.
    ContributionsStevens, Richard P., International Education and Communications Group.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 78 p. :
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17645202M


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The Iraqi invasion of Kuwait came as one of the biggest shocks of my military life and was seen as an outrage, not just in Dubai and the UAE but across the whole Gulf region. For us Emiratis. The Invasion of Kuwait, also known as the Iraq–Kuwait War, was a major conflict between the Ba'athist Iraq and the State of Kuwait, which resulted in the seven-month long Iraqi occupation of Kuwait, and subsequently led to direct military intervention by U.S.-led forces in the Gulf War, and the setting alight by Iraq of Kuwaiti oil wells.

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The Republic of Kuwait was a short-lived and self-styled republic formed in the aftermath of the invasion of Kuwait by Ba'athist Iraq during the early stages of the Gulf the invasion, the Iraqi Revolutionary Command Council stated that it had sent troops into the State of Kuwait to assist an internal coup d'état initiated by "Kuwaiti revolutionaries."Capital: Kuwait City.

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