Persian Gulf War, 1990-1991

"War is the remedy our enemies have chosen, and I say give them all they want."
Gen. William T. Sherman

PERSIAN GULF REGION
General Information
Strategic and Security Aspects

CHRONOLOGIES

PRE-INVASION

IRAQ INVADES KUWAIT (2 AUG 90)

DESERT SHIELD--BUILDUP TO WAR (PRE-JANUARY 16)

BLOCKADE/SANCTIONS

DESERT STORM-GENERAL

AIR WAR

GROUND WAR

NAVAL OPERATIONS

SPECIAL OPERATIONS

INTELLIGENCE

U.S. ROLE
Desert Shield
Desert Storm

POLITICAL ASPECTS

COALITION FORCES

ARAB RESPONSE

ISRAEL (LINKAGE)

INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE

UNITED NATIONS ROLE

PEACE EFFORTS
Prior to Jan 16
After Jan 16

STRATEGY

LEADERSHIP

SADDAM HUSSEIN

IRAQI MILITARY FORCES AND EQUIPMENT

NUCLEAR/BIOLOGICAL/CHEMICAL THREAT

TERRORISM

LOGISTICS/SUPPORT SERVICES

WEAPON SYSTEMS/TECHNOLOGY/EQUIPMENT
Weapon Systems
General
Airplanes
Helicopters
Missiles
Tanks and Armor
Miscellaneous Weapons and Equipment
Space Systems
Electronic Warfare/Equipment
Technology

MILITARY PERSONNEL

WOMEN IN THE GULF

NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE FORCES

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS (PSYOPS, TROOPS, AND FAMILIES)

MEDICAL ASPECTS/CASUALTIES

PUBLIC OPINION

MEDIA

DESERT OPERATIONS

ECONOMIC ASPECTS

COSTS

OTHER ASPECTS

CEASE FIRE

KUWAIT

ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS

POST-WAR

LESSONS LEARNED

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Last Updated: August 12, 1998