Anniversary of The Gulf War (1991)

Clip | 11m 2s

Twenty years ago this month it began. Iraq's Saddam Hussein had invaded, occupied and annexed neighboring Kuwait. A U.S.-led coalition force of half a million launched its attack 1/17/91. VIDEO from FRONTLINE's acclaimed film and analysis of that war - as told through the eyes and in the words of major political and military participants.

Aired: 01/09/96

Expired: 01/18/11

Rating: NR

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