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  • Gulf War Syndrome: Is It Physiological, or Psychological?

    Gulf War Syndrome: Is It Physiological, or Psychological?

    Gulf War Syndrome: Is It Physiological, Or Psychological? What is Gulf War Syndrome (GWS)? Is it a debilitating physical condition because of a secret use of chemical and biological warfare from the Iraqis? Is it post-traumatic stress disorder that resulted from the Gulf War? Nobody really knows the truth behind GWS, but many people have given their expertise and opinions on what, if anything caused GWS. In Hystories: Hysterical Epidemics and Modern Media, written by

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Artur
  • Why the Persian Gulf War Was Not Iraqs Fault

    Why the Persian Gulf War Was Not Iraqs Fault

    At 2:00 A.M. (local time) on August second 1990, Saddam Hussein sent the Iraqi military across the border into Kuwait, and sparked a war whose repercussions are still being felt. Today what eventually became known as the Persian Gulf War, featured the largest air operation in history; and a senseless destruction paralleled only to Danzig or Hiroshima. Even though Saddam was the one who physically invaded Kuwait, is balking at United Nations resolutions, and is

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Persian Gulf War - the Feat of the Western Countries

    Persian Gulf War - the Feat of the Western Countries

    Persian Gulf War-the Feat of the Western Countries Essay submitted by Unknown On August 2nd, 1990 Iraqi military forces invaded and occupied the small Arab state of Kuwait. The order was given by Iraqi dictatorial president Saddam Hussein. His aim was apparently to take control Kuwait's oil reserves (despite its small size Kuwait is a huge oil producer; it has about 10 per cent of the world's oil reserves ). Iraq accused Kuwait, and also

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War

    Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War

    Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War On January 16, 1991 the Gulf War had officially started, and for good reason. In August of 1990, Saddam Hussein sent armies to Kuwait, to take it over. When the United States had unwittingly given Saddam help when fighting against the Iranians, we had also given him a military that was one of the world's largest and most lethal. And so, when Saddam did not comply with the

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    Essay Length: 376 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Persian Gulf War

    The Persian Gulf War

    The Persian Gulf War The war in the Persian Gulf was a war of religious favor, cruel leadership, and greed. Desert Storm or more commonly known ass The Golf War was the same type of war that had accrued in this area for many years except for one fact. In Operation Desert Storm, it was a mix of sophisticated technology and the combined leadership and cooperation from the coalition that was used to end the

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Saddam, Iraq, and the Gulf War

    Saddam, Iraq, and the Gulf War

    War, justifiable or not, is complete madness. It is hell. No matter what the cause, or what the reason is, war remains mankind's greatest source of tragedy, the plague of mankind, and the plague of this country. Our country has existed for only 200 years, a relatively short time, and already we have been involved in over eleven major wars. Four have been fought this last fifty years. We are a nation of freedom, but

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    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Gulf War Vs. Today

    Gulf War Vs. Today

    In the early nineties, the United States’ effort during the Gulf war was primarily centered on regaining and maintaining stability in Kuwait. When Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait, the United States realized that the best stance for our country to take was with Kuwait’s best interest at hand. Step one in the quest to regain stability within the region began with ousting Saddam Hussein’s Army from the area, and was followed by a barrage of

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Artur
  • Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War

    Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War

    Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War On January 16, 1991 the Gulf War had officially started, and for good reason. In August of 1990, Saddam Hussein sent armies to Kuwait, to take it over. When the United States had unwittingly given Saddam help when fighting against the Iranians, we had also given him a military that was one of the world's largest and most lethal. And so, when Saddam did not comply with the

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    Essay Length: 376 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Persion Gulf War

    Persion Gulf War

    St. Augustine's Just War Theory and the Persion Gulf War On August 2nd, 1990 the first Iraqi tanks crossed into Kuwait, as part of an invasion that marked the start of a six-month conflict between the United States and Iraq. These tanks were ordered to invade Kuwait by Saddam Hussein, the ruthless dictator of Iraq. The Iraqi troops looted Kuwaiti businesses and brutalized Kuwaiti civilians. Saudi Arabia began to fear that they may be invaded

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: regina
  • The Persian Gulf War

    The Persian Gulf War

    The Persian Gulf War The war in the Persian Gulf was a war of religious favor, cruel leadership, and greed. Desert Storm or more commonly known ass The Golf War was the same type of war that had accrued in this area for many years except for one fact. In Operation Desert Storm, it was a mix of sophisticated technology and the combined leadership and cooperation from the coalition that was used to end the

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    Essay Length: 925 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Edward
  • Media During Gulf War

    Media During Gulf War

    The Gulf War was a heavily televised war. For the first time people all over the world were able to watch live pictures of missiles hitting their targets and fighters taking off from aircraft carriers. Allied forces were keen to demonstrate the accuracy of their weapons. In the United States, the "big three" network anchors led the network news coverage of the war: ABC's Peter Jennings, CBS's Dan Rather, and NBC's Tom Brokaw were anchoring

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Mike
  • Persian Gulf War-The Feat of the Western Countries

    Persian Gulf War-The Feat of the Western Countries

    Persian Gulf War-the Feat of the Western Countries Essay submitted by Unknown On August 2nd, 1990 Iraqi military forces invaded and occupied the small Arab state of Kuwait. The order was given by Iraqi dictatorial president Saddam Hussein. His aim was apparently to take control Kuwait's oil reserves (despite its small size Kuwait is a huge oil producer; it has about 10 per cent of the world's oil reserves ). Iraq accused Kuwait, and also

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Top
  • Gulf War

    Gulf War

    in the beginnings our relations with iraq were a little rough and ridged hoh ever we managed to get along with the iraqi government. how ever we must go farther back to understand how our relations even began. in the early to mid 70's the iraq and iran war started. however iraq did not have the funding for the war so we supported iraq by supporting them with about a billion dollars. this war lasted

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Realities of the Gulf War

    The Realities of the Gulf War

    The Realities of the Gulf War This movie kicks off at the very end of the Gulf War while America is liberating Kuwait. While searching through people on the grounds of the war some men come across a map which they believe will lead them to a stash of gold hidden by Saddam Hussein. The only problem is that these three men want to find their treasure without having everyone find out. This could be

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War

    Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War

    Controversial Issues: Justifying the Persian Gulf War On January 16, 1991 the Gulf War had officially started, and for good reason. In August of 1990, Saddam Hussein sent armies to Kuwait, to take it over. When the United States had unwittingly given Saddam help when fighting against the Iranians, we had also given him a military that was one of the world’s largest and most lethal. And so, when Saddam did not comply with the

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    Essay Length: 376 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Janna
  • Persian Gulf War

    Persian Gulf War

    The First Persian Gulf War between 1990 and 1991 was the most militarily efficient campaign in US history where comparatively few lives were lost. This war accomplished many goals, including that it secured the economic advantages for the "Western World". It encouraged a free flow of natural resources, established the value of air power and superiority, and verified that a free alliance for justice will prevail over armed aggression. In the end, the United State's

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    Essay Length: 1,174 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Persian Gulf War

    The Persian Gulf War

    Introduction Wars have been apart of this world almost as long as anything else has. Even in the Bible days there are records of wars. There are many reasons that states choose to go to war. Sometimes it is for the expansion of a nation or state, other times it is for financial gains, and it also could be for security or defense purposes. Whatever the case may be, wars have been apart of human

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Fatih
  • 3 Reasons That Led to the Civil War

    3 Reasons That Led to the Civil War

    Did you ever think about why the Civil War happened? I thought about it and came up with three of the best reasons I could think of to cause the Civil War. Here is what I think forced the north and south the come to war. First it was because of slavery, then the south seceded from the union when Lincoln was elected, and the south feared that the north would have majority in the

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    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • Causes of World War II

    Causes of World War II

    Many historians have traced the causes of World War II to problems left unsolved by World War I (1914-1918). World War I and the treaties that ended it also created new political and economic problems. Forceful leaders in several countries took advantage of these problems to seize power. The desire of dictators in Germany, Italy, and Japan to conquer additional territory brought them into conflict with the democratic nations. After World War I ended, representatives

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    Essay Length: 1,963 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2008 By: Jessica
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War

    In the post World War II era, a war arose between the Soviet Union and the United States, but in reality there was never really any documented fighting between the two nations, thus spawning the catch phrase "Cold War." Even though both countries were ready to go to war at the blink of an eye and almost did, the powers-that-be never got the nerve to authorize a nuclear war that would have made World War

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    Submitted: December 5, 2008 By: Fonta
  • Reconstruction in the South, Civil War Aftermath

    Reconstruction in the South, Civil War Aftermath

    This essay will describe the events that occurred following the Civil War in a period known as Reconstruction. In the South, during this period of time many people suffered from the great amount of property damage done to such things as farms, factories, railroads and several other things that citizens depended on to keep their economy strong. Some of these economic hardships included destruction of the credit system and worthless Confederate money. Though statistics in

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    Submitted: December 6, 2008 By: Mikki
  • Turner Syndrome

    Turner Syndrome

    There are many possible reasons why a child may grow slowly, including: hereditary factors (short parents), diseases affecting the kidneys; heart, lungs or intestines; hormone imbalances; severe stress or emotional deprivation; infections in the womb before birth; bone diseases; and genetic or chromosomal abnormalities. The Turner Syndrome (known as Ullrich-Turner Syndrome in Germany) is a congenital disease. A German doctor named Ullrich published his article in 1930. American doctor Henry Turner recognized a pattern of

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    Submitted: December 6, 2008 By: Jack
  • The United States Is to Blame for the Cold War

    The United States Is to Blame for the Cold War

    The US is to blame for the Cold War From when World War II ended in 1945 all the way up to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Cold War dominated international affairs. It was a global struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union. Although the Cold War was sometimes fought on the battlefield, it involved everything from political rhetoric to sports. Overshadowing all was the threat of nuclear war.

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Fonta
  • How Nationalism in Balkans Contributed to First World War

    How Nationalism in Balkans Contributed to First World War

    How Nationalism In Balkans Contributed to First World War Nationalism in the Balkans helped contribute to the outbreak of WWI. Beginning in the late 19th century, the social unrest in the Balkan States became the focal point of many European powers. The Balkan peninsula was that of great importance due to its territorial and economic significance; however, the Balkan States consisted of many proud ethnic cultures who did not wish to be ruled by any

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Fonta
  • The Historical Background of Cold War

    The Historical Background of Cold War

    Chapter 1: The Historical Background of Cold War. 1.1 The Historical Context. The animosity of postwar Soviet-American relations drew on a deep reservoir of mutual distrust. Soviet suspicion of the United States went back to America's hostile reaction to the Bolshevik revolution itself. At the end of World War I, President Woodrow Wilson had sent more than ten thousand American soldiers as part of an expeditionary allied force to overthrow the ne¬¬¬¬w Soviet regime by

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    Submitted: December 12, 2008 By: Jon

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