Our condolences to the family of Pres. George HW Bush. On his death, US has lost a statesman and KSA lost a friend. During his presidency, the Cold War ended, Germany reunified, Kuwait liberated from brutal invasion, the Madrid peace process began, and he did much for his nation.
2/ The First Gulf War of 1991 and George HW Bush's military push of Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait continue to influence events in the region. Host spoke to Jeffrey Engel () about Bush’s foreign Middle East policy legacy. #Remembering41
Remembering 41: The life and career of George H.W. Bush A look back at the remarkable journey of a businessman, politician, diplomat, statesman and family man who presided over war in Kuwait and the peaceful end of the Soviet Union
"Just 2 hours ago, allied air forces began an attack on military targets in Iraq and Kuwait. These attacks continue as I speak. Ground forces are not engaged." WATCH: (1/16/91) President George H.W. Bush announces start of Persian Gulf War#Bush41
#OTD in 1991, Pres. George H. W. Bush announced the start of Operation Desert Storm - an offensive military operation against the Iraqi forces occupying Kuwait. The #USCG was there on land, at sea and in the air. Read more: