The Invasion of Kuwait
- America's forces in the gulf are ready. // U.S. Department of State Dispatch;1/14/91, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p26
Presents an address by Vice President Dan Quayle before the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, January 1991. Discusses Quayle's visit to US troops in Saudi Arabia over the New Year and details their physical surroundings, their morale, and their readiness `to protect the vital interests of...
- ONCE AGAIN, A PRESIDENT BUSH SAVES THE U.N. FROM ITS FRIENDS. Rauch, Jonathan // National Journal;9/21/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 38, p2688
Presents information on the relations of the U.S. government with the United Nations (U.N.) as of 2002. Discussion on U.S. embrace of the U.N. during the Persian Gulf crisis in 1990; Decision to go to war with or without U.N. approval; Discussion on Iraq as a proven threat to the U.N.
- Foreign Relations. // Egypt Country Review;2001/2002, p23
Presents an overview of Egypt's international relations. Engagement in international cooperation; Membership into the Arab League; Role during the 1990 to 1991 Persian Gulf crisis; Role in the negotiations leading to the 1991 Madrid Peace Conference; Relations with Israel and other Arab states;...
- Has the CIA Become an Anachronism? Morris, Roger // USA Today Magazine;May91, Vol. 119 Issue 2552, p10
Assesses the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) importance in the wake of its failure to anticipate Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990. History of the CIA; Questions about the real mission of the agency and its practical and constitutional role in international relations and security.
- FOREIGN RELATIONS. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Jordan;Nov2003, p5
Focuses on the foreign relations between Jordan and other countries. Foreign policy being followed for countries in the Middle East; Impact of the Gulf War on its relations with the U.S. and the Great Britain; Agreement entered into by the country with Israel on July 25, 1994.
- Notes and Comment. // New Yorker;9/10/90, Vol. 66 Issue 30, p35
Comments on ways in which the United States and Kuwait helped make Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein more powerful. Enabling of Iraq to buy an arsenal of sophisticated weapons; Reasons why Kuwait chose to ally itself with Iraq; Choice of the U.S. government to exert less influence on the domestic...
- Making Up Is Hard to Do. Alexander, Ian // National Review;11/19/1990, Vol. 42 Issue 22, p26
Reports on the emergence of tentative efforts on both sides of the Iraq-Kuwait crisis to find a face-saving compromise. Possible points of compromise that observers expect to see advanced by the key players in the crisis; Significance of the removal of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein from power to...
- Aggression in The Gulf. Bush, George // Vital Speeches of the Day;10/15/90, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p2
Presents a speech by President George Bush delivered to the United Nations General Assembly, October 1, 1990. A partnership of nations responding to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait; Use of sanctions against Iraq; The need to deter the use of chemical weapons.
- The Rule of Law. Mitterand, Francois // Vital Speeches of the Day;10/15/90, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p4
Presents a speech by Francois Mitterand, President of the French Republic, delivered to the 45th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, September 24, 1990. Iraq's invasion of Kuwait; Violations of human rights; Observations on the United Nations and law.