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Iraq Time Line
Since the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in August of 1990, Iraq's relations with the United States have been marked by confrontation. The time line reviews significant events in U.S.-Iraq relations since the Gulf War.
1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 |
1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999

IRAQ INDEX

Saddam Hussein



1990  
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August 2: An Iraqi invasion force stormed across the Kuwait border and seized control of the country in less than one day.
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November 29:The United Nations issued a Jan. 15, 1991, deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait. The vote authorized the use of force if Iraq failed to comply.
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