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Approves travel sanctions against senior Iraqi officials.
Demand that Iraq cooperate fully with the inspections regime.
Approves sale of Iraqi oil for food and humanitarian relief.
Formally ends the 1991 Persian Gulf War and authorizes the inspection and elimination of Iraq's suspected weapons of mass destruction.
Imposes a trade and financial embargo on Iraq and occupied Kuwait. Establishes a special sanctions committee to implement the resolution and calls upon U.N. members to protect the assets of Kuwait around the world.
Condemns the invasion of Kuwait, demands Iraq's unconditional, immediate withdrawal and calls on both countries to begin negotiations.
Recent remarks and press releases on Iraq's U.N. compliance.
A government White Paper detailing Iraq's suspected biological, chemical and ballistic and nuclear weapons programs.
The U.S. Department of Defense statistics of all active military personnel by region as of June 30, 1998. (Warning: PDF format)
The primary WWW gateway for official and semi-official information available online from the Department of Defense.
CENTCOM is responsible for U.S. military operations in the Middle East, northern Africa and southwest Asia.
Speeches by Saddam Hussein, addresses by Iraqi leaders to the United Nations and press releases and statements on Iraqi policy, sponsored by the Iraqi government.
A dissident group that received U. S. support in the past. After the 1991 Persian Gulf War, the United States spent nearly $100 million on covert aid to Iraqi opposition groups.
A grassroots group opposing U.N. sanctions on Iraq.
HRW on the situation in Iraq regarding opposition groups and Kurds.
The 1997 State Department report on human rights status in Iraq.
Detailed regional, political, topical and tactical maps from the Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection at the University of Texas at Austin.
Maps and political, cultural, economic and military profiles of countries throughout the world, including Iraq.
Current news, declassified documents and veterans' services from the Special Assistant for Gulf War Illnesses at the Defense Department.
An FAQ on Gulf War illnesses and how to get help, maintained by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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