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

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May 31, 2018

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

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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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