Tagged: Invasion of Kuwait

eyes for the moment on Lebanon - these kept popping up on Kuwaiti street corners

November 25, 1990 – Desert Storm Clouds – Suicide Bombers In Lebanon – Riots In Seoul.

While the saber-rattling continued to ramp up in the Middle East over Iraq and its invasion of Kuwait, this November 25th in 1990, there was more going on in other areas of the region.  An incident on the Egyptian-Israeli border, where a border guard was arrested on suspicion of firing...

March 9, 1991

March 9, 1991 – Aftermath Of The Hundred-Hour War

  March 9, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 9, 1991 – Desert Storm was over. The Hundred-hour war was now history. Troops were starting to come home. And hints and revelations it could have gone worse were starting to surface. Before leaving...

Drumming Up Support – Bush-Gobachev Helsinki Conference – September 9, 1990

Drumming Up Support – Bush-Gobachev Helsinki Conference – September 9, 1990

  – News reports and joint Press conference – Bush-Gorbachev Helsinki Conference – Sept. 9, 1990 – As the crisis in the middle east continued to heat up and as the U.S. was continuing to drum up support for an armed confrontation with Iraq and Saddam Hussein, the fourth summit...

Rounding Up The Foreigners – August 19, 1990

Rounding Up The Foreigners – August 19, 1990

  – ABC Radio News – Special Report – August 19, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the saber-rattling ratcheted up a few notches, the question over what was going to become of the 3,000+ foreign nationals living in Kuwait started to occupy the thoughts of those who...

October 4, 1990 – Coup Number 7.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Oct. 4, 1990 For the seventh time since she took office four years earlier, Philippines President Corazon Aquino was faced with yet another military coup. The newly reunited Germany held its first Parliamentary session since the days before Hitler in...