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Saudi Arabia, Great Britain, France, Kuwait, Egypt, Syria, and other countries sent ships, air forces, and medical units. Including the Netherlands, Italy… Iraq tried in many ways to threaten the attacking forces. They lunited that they would use chemical weapons and missile attacks on cities. In a step to weaken Arab support within the coalition, Iraq tried to hide its occupation of Kuwait to the larger Arab-Israeli conflict in the region. On January 12, 1991, the US congress narrowly passed a resolution authorizing the president to use force, nullifying the domestic debate. On April 2,1991, the security council laid out strict demands for ending the sanctions: Iraq would have to accept liability for damages, destroy its chemical and biological weapons, and accept international inspection to ensure these condition were met. In Kuwait the prewar regime was restored Palestinians in Kuwait forced poorly after the war, for Yasir Arafat of the Palestine Liberation organization had endorsed Hussein and his anti-Israeli rhetoric. Blamed for collaborating with the Iraqis, most of Palestinian population was expelled from Kuwait or forbidden to return. Thousands of American soldiers faced many health problems such as diarrhea, insomnia, abdominal pair… these symptoms were called Gulf war syndrome. And they were suggested to be due to a toxic nerve gas, sarin, the soldiers were exposed to. The UN continued to maintain most of the economic embargo on Iraq after the war. The sanctions allowed Iraq to sell limited amounts of oil or food and medicines. However, the war didn’t end and neither side is giving solutions. In my opinion the strike on Iraq is done in order to weaken the Iraqi army and make it less powerful than Israel. The U.S and Britain found a way to kill the Iraq powers. When Iraq with drew from Iraq everything should have ended,
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but the U.S don’t want so. They want to feel relieved that Iraq could no more threaten Israel. Now, the Iraqi children and women are suffering to death from lack of nourishing and medical treatments.
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