Gulf War 1 - 1991-1998

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1. Why do the US then lead their forces into Iraq?

  • Saddam used WMD on Western prisoners
  • Saddam had torched Kuwait's oil wells
  • Saddam was limiting oil supplies
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2. What agency investigated the WMD?

  • UNRWA
  • UNSCOM
  • UNSCOP

3. How many children died as a result of sanctions and Saddam's rule?

  • Up to 500,000
  • Up to 250,000
  • Up to 100,000

4. How does Saddam attempt to get external support?

  • Starts bombing Western institutions
  • Says he will withdraw when Israel withdraw from the West Bank
  • Appeals to the USSR for arms

5. Why do the Iranian government help the Kurds in Iraq?

  • They want to weaken Saddam's rule
  • They want the Kurds to move to Iran
  • They want Iran to strengthen under Kurdish control

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