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1991 Gulf war 'a measure of last resort'


Being the 17th January today, it is exactly twenty years since the start of Operation Desert Storm - the US-led military operation to liberate Kuwait from its Iraqi occupation.

Allan Little reported from Baghdad at the time and looks back at the events of 1991 in the first Iraq war.

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