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    The Gulf War

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    The Gulf War The Gulf War was much more than a fight to liberate Kuwait. It was the first non-conventional war; in which new, fairly new, or even experimental weapons were used. The Gulf War displayed much new technology that you will learn lots about in this paper. This paper may sound very technical, but that is what it is about, the new weapon technology vs. the conventional types of weapons used in previous wars. This paper is about the advancement of weapon technology, and how the military

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    The Gulf War Syndrome

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    Gulf War Syndrome The use of chemical weapons in warfare is currently being debated. Organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO) create a set of rules for international countries to follow for the development, production, selling, and usage of chemical weapons. The WHO created a manual that helps prepare countries for terrorist attacks with chemical warfare. They investigate areas exposed to chemical attacks, such as the Gulf War Syndrome, also known as the Gulf War Illness (GWI)

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    The Gulf War

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    The Gulf War The Gulf war originally started between Iraq and Kuwait. These two countries had a border dispute over the Persian Gulf Islands for many years but had never let it elevate to a level as bad as the Gulf War. In 1979 the president of Iraq was replaced by Saddam Hussein and was automatically placed into war with Iran until 1989. In March 1989 Hussein signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia formalizing their border and the offered Kuwait the same agreement. Kuwait was afraid of destroying

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    Gulf War

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    The United States was just in sending military aid to Kuwait during the Persian Gulf War. Kuwait was invaded by Saddam Hussein and taken over in six short hours due to the lack of strength in Kuwait’s Army. Once Hussein took control he seized Kuwait City, airports, army barracks, and oil fields. This left Kuwait helpless and in desperate need. Therefore, the U.S. invaded after, Hussein’s control of Kuwait for six months. The U.S invaded for many reasons; Hussein was a threat and currently is to the

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    Gulf War Syndrome

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    Gulf War Syndrome is a sickness which came over soldiers who were deployed in the Persian Gulf during the gulf war and for some years after. There are a multitude of symptoms which make up GWS, which is why many veterans were and still are improperly diagnosed. Another problem that veterans face even now, some twenty years after the war, is that some do not qualify this as a legitimate disease. Although over 200,000 soldiers have shown the same symptoms, many disregard the existence due to the mostly

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    Gulf War Syndrome

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    Gulf War Syndrome One part of being an American, is giving yourself to your country when deemed necessary. In 1991, the United States took action in the Gulf War, where many US solders were sent. In fact, a total of 697,000 solders took part in the Gulf War. And of that amount, 6% (about 45,000) veterans have reported an ailment related to this war. Much chaos arose from these sicknesses, and from this a syndrome was born. The syndrome is called the Gulf War Syndrome. Wether this is myth

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    Gulf War

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    Gulf War I. Introduction - Why did a coalition of over 30 nations find it was necessary to go to war to help Kuwait after it was invaded by Iraq? How did the coalition defeat the Iraqis? And although the coalition won there were many consequences to face when the war ended. II. Reasons for war a. Saddam Hussein b. Iraq’s’ Economic Crisis c. Oil d. Disputes over Boundary III. Forming of the Coalition a. Nations joining the Coalition b. Coalition Strategy c. Iraqi Strategy IV. Military

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    Merchant Mariners in the Gulf War

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    Merchant Mariners in the Gulf War Keyser, Mackoy, Fuss, Matthews The Military Sealift Command Fleet has been an instrument of great importance when it comes to facilitating the needs of the Navy. In terms of length of service, the Merchant Marine program has been active longer than both the Navy and the Army. In the history of the United States, it has helped secure safe passages for international waterways and resupplied ships in sunny breezes and stormy gales. In terms of Military support it has

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    Gulf War

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    Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War On January 16, 1991 the Gulf War had officially started, and for good reason. In August of 1990, Saddam Hussein sent armies to Kuwait, to take it over. When the United States had unwittingly given Saddam help when fighting against the Iranians, we had also given him a military that was one of the world’s largest and most lethal. And so, when Saddam did not comply with the ultimatum that the U.S. had given him, Congress voted for the use of force

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    The Learning Curve of the Gulf War

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    When most Americans remember the Gulf War, it is often thought of as a quick, concise, yet the intense military campaign that resulted in an easy victory. The proverbial battle between good and evil was the conception. In reality, a host of troubles within the conflicts of Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, which became known as The Gulf War of 1990-1991 ensued. As the war progressed, the U.S. Military dealt with staggering numbers of unnecessary deaths of soldiers within its

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