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Operation Desert Storm - The First Gulf War and Operation Desert ...
Dec 9, 2007 ... Operation Desert Storm was the air and ground assault phase of the the first Gulf War against Iraq, which had invaded Kuwait on Aug. 2, 1990.
Iran and Saudi Arabia - Middle East Cold War
While the most influential regional powers in the Persian Gulf take care not to get embroiled in a direct conflict, they try to outflank each other by seeking allies ...
U.S. Dependence on Foreign Oil, by Country
As the table below indicates, dependence on oil from the Persian Gulf represents barely 10 percent of total domestic oil consumption, and most of that oil comes ...
Qatar - Ancient Persian Gulf - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Qatar is the modern name for an ancient Near East area on the Persian Gulf.
The Persian Gulf - About.com US Foreign Policy
A profile of the Persian Gulf, a region with great geo-strategic significance in U.S. foreign policy, from About Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy Keith Porter.
Dilmun - Legendary Ancient Trading Culture on the Persian Gulf
Dilmun is the ancient name of a port city and trade center, located on the island of Bahrain hugging the Saudi Arabia coastline in the middle of the Persian Gulf.
Strait of Hormuz - History and Importance - Geography - About.com
The Strait of Hormuz is a strategically important strait or narrow strip of water that links the Persian Gulf with the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman (map).
Overview of Gulf War Video
The first Gulf War was not so long ago, but it's easy to forget some of the particulars. This video from About.com will provide a brief overview of the events  ...
Gulf War - Invasion of Kuwait & Operation Desert Storm
Dubbed Operation Desert Shield, this mission saw the rapid buildup of US forces in the Saudi desert and Persian Gulf. Conducting extensive diplomacy, the ...
Persian Gulf Wars - American History From About
This is considered the first high-tech war in which America was involved. Read about the background, events and outcomes of this and the second Persian Gulf  ...
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