Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of Operation Desert Storm in next to no time with this concise guide.
50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Operation Desert Storm. Iraq’s decision to invade Kuwait, home to one of the largest oil fields in the world, in 1990 caused panic in the international community. Consequently, in early 1991 a coalition of international forces, the largest military alliance since the Second World War, intervened to drive the Iraqi army out of Kuwait, inflicting huge losses on Saddam Hussein’s forces in the process.
In just 50 minutes you will:
• Understand the international political and social context preceding the operation
• Identify the main leaders of the Iraqi forces and the opposing Allied troops
• Analyse the outcome of the battle and its impact on future of the Middle East
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