Why war was unavoidable in the persian gulf and why it was inevitable that iraq would lose war was inevitable in the gulf and it was a war in which iraq was inevitable to lose there were several reasons why this was and became a reality.
One reason the us did not enter the original gulf war was to gain physical control of the oil producing areas of the middle east the proof on march 1, 1991 the us military had military forces in physical control of iraq’s main oil producing region, and of kuwait.
This was to be the first of many border skirmishes which include iraqi missiles fired at kuwaiti oil installations and the reflagging of kuwaiti oil tankers during the iran-iraq war in which us ships patrolled the persian gulf and kuwaiti tankers were reflagged with us flags. Bush was afraid that the war would become an american war, lose international support, and become another vietnam war the un only gave the us permission to get iraq out of kuwait, not to remove saddam from power.
Though the gulf war was recognized as a decisive victory for the coalition, kuwait and iraq suffered enormous damage, and saddam hussein was not forced from power intended by coalition leaders to be a “limited” war fought at minimum cost, it would have lingering effects for years to come, both in the persian gulf region and around the world. Iraq lost the war because saddam was terribly wrong in estimating both the military power, and the will, of his opponents of course, none of that power could be appreciated and understood until it was actually demonstrated but by then, the die had been cast, and the results are, well, “history” hope that helps. The persian gulf war war was inevitable in the gulf and it was a war in which iraq was inevitability to lose there were several reasons why this was and became a reality how, when, where did this process of self destruction begin it was quite evident that saddam hussein the president of iraq, was becoming a military giant in the middle east and therefore a threat to the stability of the.
- causes and effects of the persian gulf war the persian gulf war, often referred to as operation desert storm, was perhaps one of the most successful war campaigns in the history of warfare saddam hussein, leader of iraq, invaded kuwait in 1990. Persian gulf war, also called gulf war, (1990–91), international conflict that was triggered by iraq’s invasion of kuwait on august 2, 1990 iraq’s leader, saddam hussein, ordered the invasion and occupation of kuwait with the apparent aim of acquiring that nation’s large oil reserves, canceling a large debt iraq owed kuwait, and expanding iraqi power in the region.
The gulf war (2 august 1990 – 28 february 1991), codenamed operation desert shield (2 august 1990 – 17 january 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of saudi arabia and operation desert storm (17 january 1991 – 28 february 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the united states against iraq in response to iraq's invasion and annexation of kuwait. Though the persian gulf war was initially considered an unqualified success for the international coalition, simmering conflict in the troubled region led to a second gulf war–known as the iraq. Why war was unavoidable in the persian gulf and why it was inevitable that iraq would lose war was inevitable in the gulf and it was a war in which iraq was inevitable to lose.
- the persian gulf war war was inevitable in the gulf and it was a war in which iraq was inevitability to lose there were several reasons why this was and became a reality how, when, where did this process of self destruction begin.