What began the war in Iraq?

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The first Gulf War, in 1991, was caused when Iraq invaded Kuwait.

The second Iraq War, in 2003, was intended to remove Saddam Hussein from power and came in the wake of the defeat of the Taliban in Afghanistan.

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