In February 1992, the world witnessed a watershed moment marking the end of a brutal conflict that had captivated global attention for months. The Gulf War, also known as Operation Desert Storm, had begun in August 1990, when Iraq, led by dictator Saddam Hussein, invaded neighboring Kuwait. The subsequent military response, led primarily by a coalition of Western and Middle Eastern nations under the leadership of the United States, culminated in a relentless air campaign and a brief but intense ground offensive. The impacts of this conflict were far-reaching, not only in terms of military strategy and geopolitical dynamics but also in how it shaped public opinion and modern warfare. The end of the Gulf War marked a definitive turning point in modern history, and its consequences continue to resonate to this day.
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