causes and events of the persian gulf war
An analysis of the events leading up to the Persian Gulf War of 1990 and the players involved. Reasons for Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. History of Iraq. Success of coalition forces.
Background, politics, military, policy of Bush, outcome.
Kuwait: Government & Current Problems
Describes the government of Kuwait & examines some of the current problems it faces. The Gulf War had a profound impact on Kuwait, altering the face of government & creating new problems for it to solve.
U.S. POLICY IN PERSIAN GULF.
Historical & strategic background, national interests, economics, oil, Iran-Iraq War, Kuwait, re-flagging of ships, U.N., Reagan Policy.
The Persian Gulf: Contemporary Situation.
An examination of the causes of the contemporary crisis in the Persian Guld as viewed by three authors. Argues that blame for the crisis cannot be put on the United States alone, but also on the United Nations Security Council and nations using the Persian Gulf to exploit the crisis for their own end.
Late 1980s-early 1990s. Powers & shifts in those powers in dealing with Reagan & Bush. Leadership, politics, ethics, war.
The Persian Gulf War as a Just War
This paper refers to the biblical view of war and the Just War Theory, and then claims that the Persian Gulf War (1990-1991) comes closest, of all the wars in American history, to matching the criteria of a "just war."
Persian Gulf: Present Political Situation.
An analysis of the political situation in Iraq. Contends that current situation in the Persian Gulf is the product of previous efforts of Arab states and international powers to influence the region. U.S. foreign policy and socio-political developments in the Arab states. Impact of the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq.
Human Rights Abuses
Using Iraq as a prime example, this analysis discusses how U.S. foreign policy that often results in human rights abuses in the Persian Gulf is linked to terrorist attacks against U.S. targets.