Remembering The First Gulf War, 20 Years On


Douglas MacGregor, U.S. Army colonel (ret.)
Jay Stout, U.S. Marine Corps lieutentant colonel (ret.)

In August of 1990, Saddam Hussein's army marched into Kuwait, prompting the launch of Operation Desert Storm. American and coalition forces crushed the Iraqi military, but stopped short of toppling Hussein — a move some critics say set the stage for the current war in Iraq. Two veterans of Desert Storm look back at the legacy of the first Gulf War.



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