Persian Gulf War Timeline  

Persian Gulf War Timeline

The Persian Gulf War, which started on 2nd August 1990 and ended on 28 February 1991, was the first war fought between the coalition forces led by the United States and Iraq. There were 32 nations in all forming the coalition. This war was a result of occupation of Kuwait by Iraq. Of course, thereafter, the second war was also fought when it was rumored that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. This war started on 19 March 2003 and again consisted of a coalition force led by the US. It ended with the capture of Saddam Hussein and his subsequent hanging after a trial. More...

 

How Persian Gulf War Effects On The World ?

How Persian Gulf War Effects On The World ?

The Gulf War was a clear showcase of the fact that natural resources could be used as a weapon or reason for war. The reason does not need to be confined to military ends alone or territorial disputes. The damage was mostly evident on the natural resources. The burning oil wells and the slick in the waters contaminated the environment which is still affecting various life forms. Evaporation of the spilt oil affected the water cycle and increased the levels of bacteria along the shores. This affected the availability of edible water. Some of the species were almost pushed to becoming extinct. Such was the damage caused. More...

How Did The Persian Gulf War Affect America ?

How Did The Persian Gulf War Affect America ?

The Persian war has left a long standing effect on many nations especially the US.  The losses for the US have been the maximum ever with an estimated financial expenditure of $150 million per day to support the soldiers, loss of lives at an estimated 2,300 and injuries to approximately 17,000 soldiers. Americans did not have to bear the load of the expenses of the war by major compromises and there were no evident protests against the government’s decision. More...

Causes Of The Persian Gulf War

Causes Of The Persian Gulf War

The first Persian Gulf War, also called Operation Desert Storm, was a war fought between the Coalition Forces and Iraq. The time span of the war was from 2 August 1990 to 28 February 1991. The location of this theater was mainly in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait. The coalition forces were moved in on the behest of the United Nation and the US spearheaded the force. The coalition was composed of 32 nations. But the major players were the US, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom and Egypt. More...

 

 

    
 
 


 

 

 
   
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