The New Conservatism and a New World Order

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The New Conservatism and a New World Order The Reagan Years The victory, however, was incomplete and unsatisfying. The U.N. resolution, which Bush  enforced to the letter, called only for the expulsion of Iraq from Kuwait.  Saddam Hussein  remained in power, savagely repressing the Kurds in the north and the Shiites in the  south, both of whom the United States had encouraged to rebel.  Hundreds of oil-well  fires, deliberately set in Kuwait by the Iraqis, took until November 1991 to extinguish.  Saddam's regime also apparently thwarted U.N. inspectors who, operating in  accordance with Security Council resolutions, worked to locate and destroy Iraq's  weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear facilities more advanced than had  previously been suspected and huge stocks of chemical weapons. The Gulf War enabled the United States to persuade the Arab states, Israel, and a 
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