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Why did the United States become involved in the Persian Gulf War?

1 Answer
Mar 14, 2017

Answer:

It became involved after the invasion of Kuwait on August the 2nd in 1990

Explanation:

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

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