One of the main reasons that the United states became involved in the Persian gulf conflict(1990-1991 was to protect?




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The Causes of the Gulf War

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The United States became involved in the Persian Gulf War after the invasion of Kuwait on August the 2nd in 1990.

The invasion of Kuwait by Saddam Hussein drove the USA into a conflict with their former ally Iraq since the latter therefore controlled 20% of world oil production.


USA interfered to protect The Kuwait and her other allies in the region and also to protect the oil refineries.

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