Desert Storm. The Ups and Downs of a Tortured People. Welcome to the World!!!. Though promised independence for aiding UK in WWI, England occupied Iraq in 1917 (Sykes-Picot Treaty) 1920,Iraq organizes armed resistance UK losing ground. Self Rule and Unity… or not.
The Ups and Downs of a Tortured People
Ba’athists want a Sunni, pan-Arab country & strong Muslim power.
Dead Kurds at Halabja from poison gas
Donald Rumsfeld meeting with Saddam Hussein in the 1980’s
Push back Iraq
Colin Powell & H. Norman Schwarzkopf