A Report on Politics of the 1990s: Persian Gulf War

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The reason for this invasion was to steal the rich oil that was in the land. During this invasion President George H. W. Bush declared that the war in Kuwait "will not stand." A day after the declaration, King Fahd of Saudi Arabia met with U.S. Defense Secretary Richard Cheney to request military assistance. Saudi Arabia, japan, and other wealthy allies would be funded $60 billion for there losses and damages. August 8, 1990 U.S. air force fighters were in Saudi Arabia. By 1991 the United States alone had 50,000 troops. On February 26, 1991 Saddam ordered the withdrawal from Kuwait. About 10,00 retreating troops were killed when Caoliton aircraft bombed their stolen military vehicles. Finally, George H. W. Bush announced to ceased fire and that Kuwait had been free from Iraq occupation.
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