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Arrogance and pointless war totally unacceptable

Gulf Daily News 02 Feb 2023
... I live in the Arabian Gulf, where we have security, stability and prosperity .
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For the veterans

The Buffalo News 02 Feb 2023
More than 3 million veterans have been exposed to the often dangerous fumes from those pits since the 1991 Gulf War, according to the government ... "When they came home, many of the fittest and best warriors that we sent to war were not the same ... Beau Biden, former attorney general of Maryland, was an Iraq War veteran who died of brain cancer in 2015.
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Iraqi artist Suad Al-Attar’s granddaughter discusses new book about the painter’s life, career 

Arab News 02 Feb 2023
DUBAI. Baghdad-born artist Suad Al-Attar was a trailblazer for women in her homeland ... It is based on interviews with her grandmother, now in her early eighties but still active as an artist ... Her use of such symbols, reflecting an era of ancient glory, was particularly heightened during the turbulent Nineties with the outbreak of the Gulf War ... ....
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Court records indicate York suspect called 911 to report homicide

Fremont Tribune 02 Feb 2023
YORK — A York man charged in the death of his wife called 911 to report the shooting, according to court records. Bart Beutler, 47, is charged with killing Stacie Beutler, 46, on Monday night at their home ... Casady called Al-Saidi a "Gulf War era" refugee and said he had recently married an 18-year-old Lincoln resident and fellow Iraqi exile ... Gina Bos.
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Meet New Washington Post Columnist Jim Geraghty and His Malfunctioning Noggin

The Intercept 01 Feb 2023
However, the inspections conducted by the United Nations after the 1991 Gulf War totally dismantled the Iraqi nuclear effort. As the CIA’s Iraq Survey Group after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, Saddam “ended the nuclear program in 1991 following the Gulf war ... the Persian Gulf war.
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Retired gunship pilot remembers his first taste of deadly combat in Vietnam

Killeen Daily Herald 01 Feb 2023
Then when I went to the Gulf War, we were letting the people run ... I’m standing there and just kinda looking at them, and I’m thinking, ‘This war is gonna suck.’ ... When I do, it brings it back, and then I start flashing through, you know, Vietnam, Desert Shield/Desert Storm, the Gulf War, Iraq, the Karbala Gap, back to Iraq, Afghanistan.
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This day in history Feb. 1

The Keene Sentinel 01 Feb 2023
Thursday, Feb. 1, 1973 ... Sunday, Feb. 1, 1998. WASHINGTON — As Pentagon planners prepare for what could be the biggest assault since the Persian Gulf War, Defense Secretary William S ... weapons inspectors access to alleged weapons of mass destruction ... .
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Air Force’s ‘Big Sexy’ aerial refueler will fly no more starting next year

Stars and Stripes 01 Feb 2023
The world’s skies will be a little less sexy starting next year. The Air Force on Sept ... “A more capable aircraft may never be built compared to the KC-10A Extender,” Chief Master Sgt. Donald P ... The KC-10 was used during the 1991 Gulf War, and flew more than 1,300 missions in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to the fact sheet ... Jared M ... Jared M.
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Here's what happens when US Navy special operators go up against dolphins trained to keep ...

Business Insider 01 Feb 2023
At the height of the Cold War, the US Navy turned to an unlikely source to protect its prized warships ... The Navy has deployed its dolphins in war zones, such as Vietnam, and to hot spots, like the Persian Gulf, to guard against sea mines and intruders ... US sailors with a Mark 6 swimmer-defense dolphin in the Persian Gulf in August 2003.
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The Editorial Board: New law expands veterans health care, but some may be unaware

The Buffalo News 01 Feb 2023
More than 3 million veterans have been exposed to the often dangerous fumes from those pits since the 1991 Gulf War, according to the government ... “When they came home, many of the fittest and best warriors that we sent to war were not the same ... Beau Biden, former attorney general of Maryland, was an Iraq War veteran who died of brain cancer in 2015.
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Veterans Voices: Sobering statistics for our returning heroes

Citrus County Chronicle 01 Feb 2023
I hope the public is as tired as I am of hearing this stuff, especially after the longest war in our nation’s history causing countless veterans to need help ... Fighting another war ... It was reported that in the first 15 years of the Gulf War, 422,167 veterans were seen at the VA for PTSD-related treatment.
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China’s main battle tank Type 99 – How good is it?

Technology Org 01 Feb 2023
The is China’s own model, developed and built in this country. How good is it, and could it rival M1 Abrams?. Type 99A (ZTZ-99A) main battle tank. Image credit. Tyg728 via , CC BY-SA 4.0 ... Type 99A tank at an exhibition ... But even the updated Type 88 – some of which were later sold to Iraq – could not stand against NATO tanks during the 1991 Gulf War ... U.S.
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The US's powerful Abrams tanks are heading to Ukraine, but generals disagree over how hard ...

Business Insider 01 Feb 2023
Present at the titanic Battle of Norfolk in the 1991 Gulf War, he was driving an ammunition truck close to an M1A1 Abrams — an earlier model lacking uranium armor — when it was repeatedly hit by friendly fire from forces advancing behind it ... Cold War conscript army.
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Opinion: Diplomatic initiatives should accompany weapons for Ukraine

Chatanooga Times Free Press 31 Jan 2023
The tank deal and the first anniversary of the start of the war in February offer an opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness and future direction of U.S ... Daniel Davis, who served in an armored cavalry regiment in a devastating tank battle with Iraqi forces in the 1991 Persian Gulf War, has pointed out that to be fully effective in using them, U.S.
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Commentary: Can Biden keep sending Ukraine weapons without provoking Russia?

Hastings Tribune 31 Jan 2023
The tank deal and the first anniversary of the start of the war in February offer an opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness and future direction of U.S ... Daniel Davis, who served in an armored cavalry regiment in a devastating tank battle with Iraqi forces in the 1991 Persian Gulf War, has pointed out that to be fully effective in using them, U.S.

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