Who caused the Persian gulf war?
Iraq troops invaded Kuwait.So that would mean that Iraq was the one who started it first.
Answer 1 Iran, Kuwait, and the United States. Answer 2 There are many more than three countries that have been actively involved in military engagements against Iraq. Note: Only strong contributors to the Gulf War Coalition or the Iraq War Multi-National Force have been listed. For full lists of those countries, please see the links below. Key to symbols: (b) attacked each other, (a) attacked Iraq, (d) attacked by Iraq, (m) minor involvement. Iran (b)…
Surprisingly, the Persian Gulf War of 1990-1991, commonly called the Gulf War in the United States and the Second Gulf War in Arab Countries, was fought in the Persian Gulf, a body of water bordering the nations of Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, and Iran. The name of the Persian Gulf comes form Iran's name in antiquity: Persia.
As the name implies, the Persian Gulf War was fought for control of the Persian Gulf. Most of the modern world runs on oil, and most of the world's oil comes comes out of the Persian Gulf on supertankers. Ergo, the Persian Gulf is a very important body of water which Iraq threatened to take control of in 1990, as Iraq had already done with the neighboring country of Kuwait. The main idea of the…
The Persian Gulf War's primary effect on the environment is that when the Iraqi Army retreated from Kuwait, they set the oil wells on fire. This caused an incredible amount of black smoke and poisonous chemicals to be released into the Kuwaiti atmosphere. In addition, there are the typical negative environmental results of war such as mines, explosions, trampling, and accidental/intentional killing of wildlife.
The international response of the Persian Gulf War was indecisive and late. The Persian Gulf War, codenamed Operation Desert Storm and commonly referred to as the Gulf War, was a war waged by a United Nations-authorized coalition force from 34 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.