Although the U.S. led Gulf War coalition completed their duties 25 years ago, analysts say there are lessons to be learned from the success of driving out Iraq’s Saddam Hussein and applying them to the current coalition today’s efforts against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Infographic: Kuwait marks 25th anniversary of Gulf War
Lessons of war
Different times. Different wars, Different clearer objectives. George W. Bush’s administration destroyed the Middle East world of 1990 and contributed greatly to the current chaos by unleashing forces that they did not understand.Roby Barret, analyst specializing in defense and security technology applications
‘If Kuwait falls, Saudi Arabia falls’
Both Kuwait and Saudi Arabia either remain or are finished together. One cannot remain while the other cannot.King Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud