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From Berlin to BaghdadAmerica's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World$
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Hal Brands

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780813124629

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813124629.001.0001

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Peace Elusive

Peace Elusive

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(p.39) 2 Peace Elusive
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From Berlin to Baghdad
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Hal Brands

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813124629.003.0003

This chapter discusses the new conflicts that arose following the end of the Cold War. It was noted that the end of the Cold War appeared to bring a peace dividend to the United States. However, Iraqi forces conquered Kuwait shortly after, thus forcing George W. Bush to order U.S. troops back into the Middle East. The chapter looks at the conflict in the Persian Gulf and Noriega, and provides a description of the aerial assault in Iraq and Kuwait. This conflict is better known as the Gulf War, which proved to be an unquestionable triumph for Bush.

Keywords:   Cold War, United States, Iraqi forces, Kuwait, George W. Bush, Persian Gulf, Noriega, conflict, aerial assault, Gulf War

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