The 90s Sucked – Operation Desert Storm Pt. 1: The Dead Baby Myth

Adam and Chet begin a month long deep dive into Operation Desert Storm, America’s “good” war in the Middle East. Up first, we examine the US government’s complicated relationship with Saddam Hussein, myths and misconceptions about the invasion of Kuwait, and the fake news that sold Americans on supporting the war.

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The First Gulf War: Timeline of Events–

United States support for Iraq during the Iran–Iraq War–

The First Iraq War Was Also Sold to the Public Based on a Pack of Lies–

CONFRONTATION IN THE GULF; U.S. Gave Iraq Little Reason Not to Mount Kuwait Assault–

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