• Gulf War
  • The aftermath of Gulf War saw drastic political, cultural, and social change across the Middle East and even in areas outside those that were directly involved. (wikipedia.org)
  • Significant demographic changes occurred in Kuwait as a result of the Gulf War. (wikipedia.org)
  • There were 400,000 Palestinians in Kuwait before the Gulf War. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the Gulf War of 1991, nearly 200,000 Palestinians fled Kuwait, partly due to economic burdens, regulations on residence and fear of abuse by Kuwaiti security forces. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kuwait's lack of support for Palestinians after the Gulf War was a response to the alignment of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and the PLO with Saddam Hussein, who had earlier invaded Kuwait. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many returning Coalition soldiers reported illnesses following their action in the war, a phenomenon known as Gulf War syndrome or Gulf War illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gulf War veterans' children born after the war had a certain kidney defect that was not found in Gulf War veterans' children born before the war. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the Gulf War of 1991 aerial bombardment caused severe damage to the electric grid that operated the pumping stations and other facilities for potable water delivery and sewage treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The sanctions imposed by the UN at the conclusion of the Gulf War exacerbated these problems by banning the importation of spare parts for equipment and chemicals, such as chlorine, needed for disinfection. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1991
  • Researchers found that infants born to male veterans of the 1991 war had higher rates of two types of heart valve defects. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1990. Anunnata Deshe Samajtanra: Sangram O Aviggata ( Socialism in Underdeveloped Countries: Struggle and Experience), Pratik Prakashani, Dhaka.1991, 2002. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1945
  • After World War II ended in 1945, the Soviet Union turned on England, France and the United States and the relations between these countries cooled considerably to the point that there was a state of political and military tension. (eaec.org)
  • conflict
  • During World War I, the armament industry on both sides of conflict decided that the guns and cannons could not kill people fast enough, so they introduced chemical warfare and soldiers were suddenly dying in massive numbers as mustard gas swept over the battlefields. (eaec.org)
  • Oil war is a term used to describe a conflict about petroleum resources, or their transportation, consumption, or regulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is not uncommon for later historians to group together a series of wars over a long period or spread over several theaters as part of a broader conflict or strategic campaign. (wikipedia.org)
  • War, conflict, trauma, memory, and communication in the public sphere are some of the major themes of an oeuvre that spans four decades. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coalition Provision
  • Some commentators consider that the United States was a de facto member of OPEC during its formal occupation of Iraq, due to its leadership of the Coalition Provisional Authority in 2003-2004. (wikipedia.org)
  • Much of the work has been funded by the Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund , and the Coalition Provisional Authority . (wikipedia.org)
  • Baghdad
  • Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC, /ˈoʊpɛk/ OH-pek, or OPEP in several other languages) is an intergovernmental organization of 14 nations as of May 2017, founded in 1960 in Baghdad by the first five members (Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela), and headquartered since 1965 in Vienna. (wikipedia.org)
  • April 9 - Tens of thousands of demonstrators, many of them supporters of Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr, march through Baghdad denouncing the U.S. occupation of Iraq, two years after the fall of Saddam Hussein, and rally in the square where his statue was toppled in 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between 1990 and 2000, the daily per capita share of potable water went from 330 litres to 150 litres in Baghdad, 270 to 110 in other urban areas, and 180 to 65 in rural areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Soviet Union
  • Joseph Stalin ordered a biological war laboratory to be built at the Leningrad Military Academy even though the Soviet Union had signed the 1925 Geneva Convention which outlawed the use of chemical and biological weapons during war. (eaec.org)
  • World Wa
  • Chemical weapons were not used in World War II, but the military industrial complex in all the warring nations increased the efficiency of their weapons with the addition of aircraft carriers, submarines, heavy four engine bombers and fast fighter aircraft. (eaec.org)
  • In the 20th century, World War I, and World War II resulted in massive numbers of deaths. (wikipedia.org)
  • May 29 - Dedication of the National World War II Memorial takes place in Washington, DC. (wikipedia.org)
  • fought
  • In Scandinavia, the Kalmar Union dominated the political landscape, while England fought with Scotland in the Wars of Scottish Independence and with France in the Hundred Years' War. (wikipedia.org)
  • troops
  • January 10 - President Bush announces a plan to station 21,500 additional troops in Iraq. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the war itself had been conducted with fewer than 120 Americans killed in action, deaths following May 1 among occupying U.S. troops exceeded that number by fall 2003. (worldcat.org)
  • military
  • March 31 - Four American private military contractors working for Blackwater USA are killed, and their bodies mutilated, after being ambushed in Fallujah, Iraq. (wikipedia.org)
  • Iraq War covers all the background material necessary to understand the circumstances surrounding this particular military undertaking. (worldcat.org)
  • strikes
  • January 9 War in Somalia: U.S. planes conduct air strikes in Somalia against suspected terrorists. (wikipedia.org)
  • five
  • As part of the U.S. Army's Constant Hawk intelligence gathering program, five Short 360s were modified for use in Iraq and flew in theater between 2006 and 2011. (wikipedia.org)
  • force
  • U.S. President Bush calls March 17 the "moment of truth", meaning that the "coalition of the willing" will make its final effort to extract a resolution from the U.N. Security Council, giving Iraq an ultimatum to disarm immediately or be disarmed by force. (wikipedia.org)
  • American
  • May 12 - An American civilian contractor in Iraq, Nick Berg, is shown being decapitated by a group allegedly linked to al-Qaeda on an Internet-distributed video. (wikipedia.org)
  • The war drama biopic American Sniper (2014) set box office records for the largest January release ever and was also the largest opening ever for an Eastwood film. (wikipedia.org)
  • period
  • Dynastic struggles and wars of conquest kept many of the states of Europe at war for much of the period. (wikipedia.org)
  • In preparation for the October 2003 Madrid Donor Conference, the joint United Nations/World Bank team conducted an assessment of funding needs for reconstruction in Iraq during the period 2004-2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • weapons
  • Since that first murder, Satan and his fallen angels have consistently introduced new weapons for mankind to wage war or to murder individuals. (eaec.org)
  • political
  • After World War I, there was such an outcry from people around the world that the political leaders met and agreed to outlaw chemical weaponry. (eaec.org)
  • In addition to directing many of his own star vehicles, Eastwood has also directed films in which he did not appear, such as the mystery drama Mystic River (2003) and the war film Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), for which he received Academy Award nominations, the drama Changeling (2008), and the South African biographical political sports drama Invictus (2009). (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Two federal appeals courts uphold rulings that the Partial Birth Abortion Act passed by the United States Congress in 2003 is unconstitutional because it does not include an exception when the health of a pregnant woman is at risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • international
  • Investment in post-2003 Iraq refers to international efforts to rebuild the infrastructure of Iraq since the Iraq War in 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • Funds assembled at this conference and from other sources have been administered by the United Nations and the World Bank under the umbrella of the International Reconstruction Fund Facility for Iraq . (wikipedia.org)
  • Many suggest that the efforts were hampered by a poor understanding of Iraq on the part of the international community assisting with the reconstruction. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2007 the Government of Iraq and the United Nations created the International Compact with Iraq a visioning and planning entity which identified reconstruction as an essential element for meeting human needs and economic development. (wikipedia.org)
  • city
  • The most infamous firebombing was of the German city Dresden just a few weeks before the war ended. (eaec.org)
  • time
  • Note that some groupings overlap time periods and its possible for more than one war to be going on at the same time. (wikipedia.org)
  • November 13, 2011) This was the Club's last membership meeting of the year, and time to close up the enginehouse for the winter. (cottonvalley.org)