A Justifiable, if not Just War The American Persian Gulf War

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A Justifiable, if not Just, War: The American Persian Gulf War The American-led war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf in 1991 was one of the defining moments of the post-Cold War era. Although its six-week duration was relatively short when compared with conflicts such as the Vietnam, Afghan or Korean Wars, the scale of the war and the magnitude of the destruction involved were nonetheless significant. A question that was, and has been, much debated …

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