The New Conservatism and a New World Orde1

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The New Conservatism and a New World Order The Reagan Years President Bush strongly condemned the Iraqi action, called for Iraq's unconditional  withdrawal, and sent a major deployment of U.S. troops to the Middle East.  He  assembled one of the most extraordinary military and political coalitions of modern  times, with military forces from Asia, Europe, and Africa, as well as the Middle East. In the days and weeks following the invasion, the U.N. Security Council passed 12  resolutions condemning the Iraqi invasion and imposing wide-ranging economic  sanctions on Iraq.  On November 29, it approved the use of force if Iraq did not withdraw  from Kuwait by January 15, 1991.  Gorbachev’s Soviet Union, once Iraq’s major arms  supplier, made no effort to protect its former client. Bush also confronted a major constitutional issue.  The U.S. Constitution gives the 
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