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  • The Tragedy Of My Uncle Khaled And The Gulf War Of 1990-91

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    The Tragedy of My Uncle Khaled and the Gulf War of 1990-91 In his chapter from On Writing Well dealing with family history, author William Zinsser has written, “Writers are the custodians of memory.” (281) This means that those who write preserve history. I hope to accomplish this here by remembering my late uncle Khaled’s experience of the Iraqi invasion, and occupation of, my native country of Kuwait. In doing such a nonfiction assignment, it is important to recall something else Zinsser wrote

  • The Persian Gulf War Essay example

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    Introduction Wars have been apart of this world almost as long as anything else has. Even in the Bible days there are records of wars. There are many reasons that states choose to go to war. Sometimes it is for the expansion of a nation or state, other times it is for financial gains, and it also could be for security or defense purposes. Whatever the case may be, wars have been apart of human life and will always be. There were no differences when it came to the Persian Gulf War. This war involved the

  • Essay about The Persian Gulf War

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    Introduction Wars have been apart of this world almost as long as anything else has. Even in the Bible days there are records of wars. There are many reasons that states choose to go to war. Sometimes it is for the expansion of a nation or state, other times it is for financial gains, and it also could be for security or defense purposes. Whatever the case may be, wars have been apart of human life and will always be. There were no differences when it came to the Persian Gulf War. This war involved the

  • Veterans From The First Gulf War

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    after the end of Gulf War 2, veterans coming back from the Middle East have experienced great difficulty entering the job market. Compared to veterans from the first Gulf War, there is a significant difference in

  • The Gulf War And Its Effects On Character Portrayal

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    The Gulf War and Its Effects on Character Portrayal in “Aladdin” Background Knowledge In the year 1992 Aladdin was released by Disney, making it one of the fastest growing films. The movie is based off of a young thief whom seeks a better life in Agrhaba, a city that very much resembles those of Arab countries. Aladdin ironically was being produced “during the 1991 Gulf War under the Bush administration. The war lasted six months. It was conflict between Iraq and 34 countries in the U.N., including

  • Gulf War Air Defense Essay

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    The Role of Air Defense in the Gulf War Throughout the history of Air Defense Artillery (ADA), innovative steps were made for the technological advance in weaponry to defend our skies and ground forces. The diverse history and continuous research and development of air defense systems played a vital role in the safety of ground troops and foreign civilians during the Persian Gulf crisis. Though not always in the forefront of battle, ADA had its own vital roles that it played from the time

  • U.s. Involvement During The Persian Gulf War

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    Persian Gulf War “One of the good things about the way the Gulf War ended in 1991 is, you 'd see the Vietnam veterans marching with the Gulf War veterans” (George H. W. Bush). President Bush stated that the Persian Gulf War was not fully supported by the soldiers who fought in the war. Gulf War veterans marched like Vietnam veterans because they also viewed the war as unjustified. Persian Gulf War veterans would say, “American soldiers lost their lives’ for oil.” The first Persian Gulf War started

  • Impact of the Gulf War, September 11th, and the War in Iraq on the U.S. Constitution

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    independent states operating under the Articles of Confederation. During its history there have been a numerous number of events which have occurred which have seriously tested this Constitution After conflicts in South Korea, the two World Wars and Vietname the next conflict to have tested the Constitution was

  • The Military Manipulated The Media During The First Gulf War

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    The aim of this investigation is to determine to what extent the US military manipulated the media during the First Gulf War. Therefore my research question is to what extent was media coverage of the First Gulf War manipulated by the United States government. In order to obtain an appropriate analysis of this topic several different sources will be consulted throughout this investigation. Those include, archived books, news reports, interviews, photos and websites. I will now analyse 2 of the sources

  • Just War Theory, Using The Gulf War

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    will present the concept of just war theory, using the Gulf War as a case study in order to understand the concreteness of the doctrine. The choice of this case is due to the various issues regarding the application of just war theory to modern conflict, which will be discussed in the concluding part of the paper. Just war tradition has its origins in the fourth century AD. The first propagandist of these ideas was St. Augustine (AD 354-430), who elaborated a just war doctrine, which was later adapted