Why we stopped the Gulf War

Scowcroft, Brent
September 1996
Newsweek;9/23/1996, Vol. 128 Issue 13, p37
Explains that the Bush administration never had the objective of destroying the regime of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein during the Gulf War. Reasons why such a defeat might have created a worse foreign-policy situation for the United States.


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