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Three decades on, Iraq and Kuwait haunted by Saddam Hussein’s invasion

Three decades on, Iraq and Kuwait haunted by Saddam Hussein’s invasion

Thirty years have passed since Iraqi tyrant Saddam Hussein invaded neighbouring Kuwait, but despite hints of a diplomatic rapprochement, people in both countries say the wounds have yet to heal. On August 2, 1990, Saddam sent his military, already exhausted by an eight-year conflict with Iran, into Kuwait to seize what he dubbed “Iraq’s 19th […]