Gulf State Newsletter - Issue 400 - 10/Dec/1990

The past two weeks have seen two major developments in the Gulf crisis. The United States managed to cajole the UN Security Council into authorising the use of force (euphemistically termed as "all available means") to eject Iraq from Kuwait. Then President Bush announced that he had invited Tareq Aziz, Iraq's foreign minister, to Washington and was willing to send James Baker, the secretary of state, to Baghdad.

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