Wednesday, August 25, 2010

NPR: Remembering The First Gulf War, 20 Years On

(NPR) - 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 in this NPR exclusive, which notes that Gulf War Illness is one of the war’s lasting legacies.

See the FULL STORY here.

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