Saddam Vows to Defeat U.S. Iraq President Saddam Hussein marks the 12th anniversary of the start of the Gulf War with a promise to defeat U.S. troops. On Jan. 17, 1991, a U.S.-led coalition launched Operation Desert Storm in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. NPR's Kate Seelye reports.

Saddam Vows to Defeat U.S.

NPR's Kate Seelye reports.

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Iraq President Saddam Hussein marks the 12th anniversary of the start of the Gulf War with a promise to defeat U.S. troops. On Jan. 17, 1991, a U.S.-led coalition launched Operation Desert Storm in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. NPR's Kate Seelye reports.